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July 2, 2011 1:19:05 AM

Hello,
I am building a brand new rig consisting of:
Case: http://www.compusa.com/application [...] CatId=1510


MotherBoard: http://www.compusa.com/application [...] CatId=6978


Ram: http://www.compusa.com/application [...] CatId=4534


Processor: http://www.compusa.com/application [...] CatId=6989


Cooler for CPU: http://www.compusa.com/application [...] No=6506388

Power Supply: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=17-371-...

I am left blank with what Hard Drive to buy (Best of the Best Preferred-no money limit), I'm not sure if I should go with an SSD since I will only use this rig for Online Gaming and lastly I am gonna go with SLI MSI GTX 570 Twin Frozr III unless someone has a better choice for me.
Again, I have no money limit so respond with only top notch stuff.


Thank You !

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July 2, 2011 2:00:58 AM

Hello,

If I were looking for the best and fastest drive for a new computer with no price tag limit, I'd look at the OCZ Vertex 3 480GB SSD.
They're fast, fairly large in capacity, and pricey, about $1700.

Another choice might be a Western Digital Caviar Black 2 TB 6Gb/s HDD which would also work, at about, give or take, one quarter the speed, at about one tenth the price.

If it's for gaming, redundency and safety is probably not a high priority.
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July 2, 2011 2:07:41 AM

Your links are broken for CompUSA :( 

I would recmmend a 120GB SSD, plus a 1TB drive for your build. You won't regret it and if you are running SLI GTX 570's, it is a type of build you want a SSD. I can't recommend you devices, since I'm not sure what SATA controllers you are running.
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July 3, 2011 12:47:49 AM

Oh sorry about the links not working.
Here are the names of the items
Case: Azza CSAZ-1000
Motherboard: ASUS P8P67 Pro B3
Ram:p atriot PXD38G1866ELK Viper Xtreme
Processor: 2600k 3.8 turbo boost
Fan for processor: Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus
Power Supply:Antec High Current Pro HCP-1200
Graphic Cards: SLI MSI GTX 570 Twin Frozr III


Still need advice on best hard drive for this build.

Thanks guys
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July 3, 2011 1:52:52 AM

If I go with the Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit will it effect the 32 Cache on the hard drive? Don't really know what's better .... 64 cache or 32 cache...
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