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Yes but no thanks, and I have always wanted a raptor so I am getting one,

I like the PSU I am getting, nothing wrong with it
Put you're sacrificing performance by taking the raptor over those seagate's in RAID-0...

Your rig, you can do what you want with it
    
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Thanks


I am not a fan of RAID haha. I keep it simple
    
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I understand. Just a word of advice if you didn't know. But then again, the good side is you have more HDD space and faster performance for just about the same price. If you want a raptor, certainly.

RAM: I suggest the G.SKILL 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) at $234.99. First off because it has better timings and it's more of a reputable company, G.Skill is known to have good OC'ing RAM. And...it's cheaper.

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Woahhh Thanks for the link to the cheapy antec. Sucks I only use newegg :/ dont ask why but yeah...

Thanks for the tips and such, keep em coming
    
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Those G.Skill you linked too don't use D9's, dannyboii. From what I have read they use Mosel :/
    
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Depending on when you are going to get the rig. I will be getting my Thermaltake Big Tyhoon VX back from RMA. Everything new unused with every single item that came in retail box. It is better than the normal BT that you linked. Better mounting method and the fan is improved. The normal one moves about 54CFM of air [if I remember correctly] and the BT VX moves 80 something CFM. If you are interested we can talk later...
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Those G.Skill you linked too don't use D9's, dannyboii. From what I have read they use Mosel :/
Hm..my bad. I didn't know that.
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post #18 of 44
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Woahhh Thanks for the link to the cheapy antec. Sucks I only use newegg :/ dont ask why but yeah...

Thanks for the tips and such, keep em coming
I don't think I have been more bothered reading something before than that in bold above. Congratulations.

Proof those G.Skill don't use D9...

http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/...d.php?t=119267
    
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I completely agree with the choice of the Crucial DDR2 kit. This kit indeed uses the SAME chips, and is thus the best choice in terms or price/performance.

Also, I do agree with RAID0 over Raptor (unless of course yuo get two Raptors). There is nothing complicated about RAID (just a bios setting, set the RAID up in the RAID utility, and load some drivers from a floppy... how hard can it be?)

Also, I would not trust this rig to a NUUO. Just not enough power (maybe now, but if you overclock, it's gonna be a bit tight). The NUUO delivers only 32A on the 12V rails. Look for something like a OCZ GameXStream 600W.

But again, it's your rig Enjoy!
    
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I completely agree with the choice of the Crucial DDR2 kit. This kit indeed uses the SAME chips, and is thus the best choice in terms or price/performance.

Also, I do agree with RAID0 over Raptor (unless of course yuo get two Raptors). There is nothing complicated about RAID (just a bios setting, set the RAID up in the RAID utility, and load some drivers from a floppy... how hard can it be?)

Also, I would not trust this rig to a NUUO. Just not enough power (maybe now, but if you overclock, it's gonna be a bit tight). The NUUO delivers only 32A on the 12V rails. Look for something like a OCZ GameXStream 600W.

But again, it's your rig Enjoy!

I only plan on OCing the 1.86 to 3.0. Think its ok?

Or is this psu better? http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817182037

edit: enough about the RAM guys, I am sticking to the firestix
    
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