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post #11 of 37
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Anyone have any insight into the BIOS/SLI/RAID quesiton?
Also, why are the Perpendiculars better than the WD's with the 16 Mb cache?
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post #12 of 37
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Originally Posted by ThaLoveDocta
Anyone have any insight into the BIOS/SLI/RAID quesiton?
Also, why are the Perpendiculars better than the WD's with the 16 Mb cache?
Yeah..Ive got one of the WD2500ks 16mb and I'm thinking about getting another to RAID-0
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post #14 of 37
The Seagates have newer technology, and perform well...

But heck, I have four of those KS drives, and I love 'em
    
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post #15 of 37
Seagate Drives are great. I would look into the Perpindicular drives.
post #16 of 37
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UPDATE!


What I Have:
OCZ Gamextream 700W (Ordered)
Thermaltake Tsunami (Arrived)
2 x 320Gb Seagate 7200.10 Perpendiculars (Ordered)

What I Think I Want:
Asus P5B Deluxe
Core 2 Duo E6600
2Gb G-Skill DDR2 800 HZ
nVidia 8800 GTS

My Remaining Questions:
1. Should i stick with the P5B or consider the P5W (remember i'm going raid right away, mabye SLI later that's a big mabye) but i want a MONSTER overclock on this thing.

2. I've been looking at RAM is it worth it to try and spend the extra 30$ on ram that is DDR2 1066, and not as good an overclocker? or stick with the G-Skill HZ's ? i've seen some cheap OCZ Platinum DDR2 1000, and 1066 for like 330, 350 ish. what should i do there?

3. Is there something glaring that i should change for a more powerfull OC?

Thanks again!
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post #17 of 37
I'm thinking those HZ's would reach DDR2 1000 speeds.....plus, would you really need to get up to 500fsb anyway?
    
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post #18 of 37
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I;ve never had this much trouble tryna figure out simple questions... it's kinda weird... ussually posts get answered in minutes...
oh well, i guess i'll check back tomorrow!

Edit: I dunno what the FSB is like for the 6600 i've heard ppl have needed to go that high and higher... that's why i was wondering
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post #19 of 37
Nay.. you don't need any higher speed RAM. You're overclocking an E6600, not an E6300/E6400. The higher multi will keep your FSP a little lower. And indeed, those G.Skills should hit DDR2 1000 speeds.

How are you going to cool that puppy?
    
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post #20 of 37
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Plans for a WCooler are in the works... most likely a DD triple rad, D5 pump, and apogee/storm water block... i'll wait on the GPU reviews to cool that
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