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[Intel option] i5 750 and ASRock P55 Extreme or Gigabyte GA-P55-UD3R.

If you can't afford it, [AMD option] Phenom II X4 955 and the mobo you put on your list.
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I want to keep the i5. I've heard better reviews on it.

And about the Raid0..i prolly won't do that considering i don't know what it is. :/

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Well, if you are going to keep it to a single drive setup, I'd recommend the 1TB Caviar Black or if you can add ~300 more to your budget, an SSD, as those are some of the quicker single drive solutions. But for price/performance, RAID 0 or RAID 5 is the way to go.
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Well, if you are going to keep it to a single drive setup, I'd recommend the 1TB Caviar Black or if you can add ~300 more to your budget, an SSD, as those are some of the quicker single drive solutions. But for price/performance, RAID 0 or RAID 5 is the way to go.
Do you have an SSD in your system? I tried RAID 1 with some OCZ 30GB Vertex's and wasn't all that impressed.



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Do you have an SSD in your system? I tried RAID 1 with some OCZ 30GB Vertex's and wasn't all that impressed.
I have one(Intel 80gb X25m) in my HTPC, running Win7 Pro. Boots Win7 up way faster than the rig in my sig which has a 640gbAALS as an OS drive. For OS responsiveness, SSD is the way to go. If you game on PC alot, you can see a big difference in load times.
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I won't be doing RAID 0..i don't know how
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It's pretty damn easy. Just have to press Ctrl + I after the bios screen and follow the direction. Takes less than 30 seconds.



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What's so good about RAID0?
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Faster read and write times. RAID 0 stripes the data across all drives, making reading speeds lots faster (and writing but by not as much). RAID 1 just mirrors the data to the second drive.



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Hmm..Do you suggest RAID 0 then? I could get 2x320gb hard drives.
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I would highly suggest it. Though be warned, if one drive fails, all data is lost.



 

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