BIOS Settings for New Build

I will be building my first PC soon as I've ordered the parts for the system in my profile.

I've never messed with BIOS before so I need some help in making sure I have the correct settings. If most of the default settings are fine then I'll leave it alone.

I know that, at a minimum, I need to set date and time and adjust the boot priority so that I can load Vista.

Thanks for your help.
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  1. This was my first post and I thought my system profile would show up at the bottom of my post.

    Here is the system I've ordered:

    CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo E6750 LGA 775
    Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-P35-DS3L
    RAM: Crucial Ballistix 4GB (2 x 1GB) SDRAM DDR2 800
    Hard Drive: Western Digital Caviar SE16 750 GB 7200 rpm
    Graphics: Diamond Radeon HD 3850 256MB
    Power Supply: Corsair CMPSU-520HX 520W
    Drives: Samsung 20X DVD Burner
    Case: RAidmax Smilodon Extreme Black ATX Mid Tower
    OS: Windows Vista Premium
  2. You'll have to set up boot order in bios & maybe up the vdimm to 2.0v for 4x1gb ram at least. Date/time can be set in an OS.
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