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post #11 of 18
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:O neeyucka! racism!
no, sorry.

and please, if you're going to post in my thread could you actually talk about the subject?
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post #12 of 18
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could you please explain how to do a full format ?

i never have before, but you gotta learn sometime !
Vista should just do it for you, click format, and it will be all set. Formatting wipes all the data and since it's a new install you'll write over the old data and be safe there.
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just DBAN it....it will be fine, leave it to run over night
    
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no, sorry.

and please, if you're going to post in my thread could you actually talk about the subject?
Fine, racism aside, you can format with a bunch of tools, ie a gparted livecd or ubuntu (any linux distro) livecd with the gparted program.

http://gparted.sourceforge.net/livecd.php

But if you want to do a super-complte-hideallyoursecrets-nulnull-0s0s0s0s000

format you can use other software that'll wipe your disk to 000s.

Here's one:

http://dban.sourceforge.net/
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post #15 of 18
are you ever going to SLI, because if not go with a Gigabyte P35-DS3L
    
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post #16 of 18
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are you ever going to SLI, because if not go with a Gigabyte P35-DS3L
yes i definitely plan to go SLI, sometime in the near future. probably this summer.


and in regards to the 8800GT, as the other guy mentioned, should i go for the 8800GTS instead?
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