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Here is my new Christmas build

Antec 1200
EVGA X58 Motherboard
2x EVGA GTX 280
Tagan 1300w PSU
Core i7 940
2x 3gb OCZ RAM
All in One Card Reader
2x Western Digital HD 300GB Each
HannsG 27.5 inch Monitor
Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Titanium Fatal1ty Champion Series
Blue Antec 12cm Fan
Black TRUE
Bolt-Thru Kit
Cooler Master Fan
DVD Drive

Now I don't need any advice, because of have another thread for that, but I have a question. Looking at things specifically like the motherboard, the DVD burner, and the HDDs, is this going to come with ALL of the cords to hook everything up together?
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post #2 of 9
The HDD is OEM so it will not come with SATA cables. The DVD drive, I also doubt will have a SATA cable.

But, the motherboard will provide you with the cables you need. You should be all set.
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post #3 of 9
The dvd drive's description says IDE not sata. I got a sata dvd drive and it came with a sata cable I believe. Your mobo should come with plenty of cables though.
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post #4 of 9
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Originally Posted by JCasper View Post
The dvd drive's description says IDE not sata. I got a sata dvd drive and it came with a sata cable I believe. Your mobo should come with plenty of cables though.
Woops -- my bad. Yea the DVD drive is IDE. The motherboard comes with an IDE cable, so no problem there.


The SATA drives I've bought didn't come with the cable. Depends on the manufacturer.
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post #5 of 9
Thread Starter 
Thank you for the responses

So I am ready to order?
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post #6 of 9
you should buy a sata drive. ide ones are old and the cable sucks. sata ftw!
Is it in yet?
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post #7 of 9
Go for a sata drive
Edited by quaaark - 12/16/08 at 4:01pm
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post #8 of 9
yea most of the cables should come with the board.
looks like a solid build
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post #9 of 9
If you can find 3x2GB RAM would be better IMO. Iirc running more than 3 sticks would destroy the tri channel thus lower performance.
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