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post #11 of 16
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Thanks! How about this one?

Western Digital WD Green WD15EARX 1.5TB 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive

Like you said, it holds more and is only a tad bit more expensive. It's a green drive and its supposed run smoother than the blue drives.

The "problem" with WD Green drives is that they only spin @ 5400RPM.

However as it seems that you'll also be using an SSD as the primary drive, the performance shortfall that WD Greens have vs. WD Blues isn't nearly as important for bulk storage.
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post #12 of 16
Yeah greens are good as bang for buck storage, but they are pretty slow. My friend's running his OS on a green (temporarily, the blue died) and it's painfully slow
    
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post #13 of 16
Consider a little future proofing with > 2Gbytes of gpu memory.
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post #14 of 16
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Under 2k (preferably $1600 range), and im located in Virginia.

Are you near the Microcenter by the Vienna/Fairfax Metro Station?
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post #15 of 16
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No Thats about two hours away from me. But, I might head up there. Need to check out the Ikea.
post #16 of 16
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No Thats about two hours away from me. But, I might head up there. Need to check out the Ikea.

well if you do end up in the fairfax area, microcenter has a couple of intel bundles.
http://www.microcenter.com/site/brands/intel-processor-bundles.aspx
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