forget the baracuda, get the wd or thew samsung
unless you plan some pretty extreme overclocks, get a cheaper quad
i hope vista is x64 or ull be missing 5gb of ram
u wont use 8gb, might i suggest 4gb in dc
I recently build a computer for a friend with that motherboard. It is actually a pretty good motherboard. The onboard graphics is not bad and is HDCP. According to Newegg you are actually paying $20.00 for it not $10.00 although still definitely worth it.