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You would be better off with a pair of common WD 80G SATA drives vs the price of 1 Raptor36... about the same cost.
RAID0 is a great but it does little to nothing for progs like gaming, but is very advantagious for the likes of Vid Editing, large data bases, etc...
Basically, if you don't need the higher speed HD access of RAID0 the option is a powerful single drive with partitions utilizing a 40-60G main part depending on how much space yor programs demand.
All in all, if you are set on RAID0
Consider a pair of more common SATA drives.
Check out the data and the drives used in the HD database.
http://www.overclock.net/hard-drives...-raid-non.html
Good advice! I'll probably shoot for two sata 250's and make three partitions. The Raptor 150 would be nice, but I'd rather shell out more on a decent case and cooling that a minimal performance increase.

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I would wait for vista as the 64-bit XP as their are hardly any drivers available for it.
Has a release date been set?
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Do you guys think I can get this chip to 2750 (11*250) with the Big Typhoon? My room temp is 65-68F and my P4 3.0E idles at 38C on water cooling. Not a good comparison, but just a little info to get a rough idea!

I'm hoping to run my OCZ DDR500 stock with it's 2.5-3-3-8 timings.

Thanks again all for the input! It's greatly appreciated.
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I'd say you could. I'm not really the OC expert though, I've only been doing it for a couple of months.
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That overclock is most likely possible on the 3700+ Sandiego whether you get it at those settings on your system is going to depend on the CPU core - memory - PSU stability and supply - ambient temperature and hummidity considerations.

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yes, i have a friend that has 64 bit windoze, and he said he wishes he'd never had payed the money for it, mostly nothing but problems for him, it'll run his games, but that's it. of course, the guy is a moron, so that may be a factor. lol
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i cant beleive windows 64 isnt up and running as good as it should be by now, it has been out for quite some time now and all i hear is people moaning about it, its a shame because alot of people cant use their 64bit processors to their full potential
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Well, here is the final order. Parts are arriving Friday. I'm planning to assemble this weekend. A little worried about setting up raid 0 as I haven't set up a raid array before.

Should be a nice machine if everything goes smooth!

ASUS A8N32-SLI Deluxe ATX AMD Motherboard

AMD Athlon 64 3700+ San Diego 1GHz HT 1MB L2 Cache Socket 939 Processor


XFX Geforce GeForce 7900 GT EXTREME (520MHz) 256MB PV-T71G-UDE7 Video Card
I'll add another card down the road for SLI


Western Digital Caviar SE16 250GB 3.5" SATA 3.0Gb

x 2 for RAID setup

SILVERSTONE SST-ST60F 600W Power Supply

Lian Li PC-V1000APlus II Silver Computer Case

Cooling with BT. I also have 1gb of OCZ Gold DDR500 and decided to go with XP Pro SP2.
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Finally got this baby up and running. I noticed that Forceware 83.90 is the only driver I can use without tearing issues on my display while in SLI mode.

GPU's are running at 553/823.
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