I would really like some quick advice on the system that I am putting together as well as some questions . I am building this rig for work, using Windows 7 64-bit Pro. It will be used for Photoshop, Illustrator, database work, and the usual word-excel-chat-outlook-browsing - the ATV of PC have always at least 10-15 apps open on screen at all times and move files to/from network servers periodically
So, my 3 main Q's:
regarding Sata cable for the dvd/CD that I am buying are they compatible?
The two motherboard that I have chosen which would be a better choice?
And the best RAID level to set up. Based on my hard drive ("Western Digital Caviar Black WD5002AALX 500GB 7200 RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive")
COOLER MASTER Intel Core i5 compatible GeminII S RR-CCH-PBU1-GP 120mm Sleeve CPU Cooler
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Microsoft Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit - OEM
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Rosewill CHALLENGER Black Gaming ATX Mid Tower Computer Case, comes with Three Fans-1x Front Blue LED 120mm Fan, 1x Top 140mm ...
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MSI P67A-G43 (B3) LGA 1155 Intel P67 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
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G.SKILL Value Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10600) Desktop Memory Model F3-10600CL9D-8GBNT
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MASSCOOL Fanner-420 Thermal Grease
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2 SAMSUNG CD/DVD Burner Black SATA Model SH-222AB - OEM
Item #: N82E16827151233
SNT 23" 2 x 7-pin SATA Cable for SATA I / II hard drive Model CABLE-SATA23D7 - OEM Model CABLE-SATA23D7 - OEM
Item #: N82E16812719003
Nippon Labs Black 3 ft. USB cable A/male to B/male Model USB-3-AB-BK
Item #: N82E16812816050
Western Digital Caviar Black WD5002AALX 500GB 7200 RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
Item #: N82E16822136795
Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80623I52500K
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CPU Replacement Only Return Policy
Nippon Labs SATA Adpater Molex 4-Pin PC power cable to 2 x SATA Converter Cables for SATA I and SATA II Hard Drive Model ...
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The other Hard drive that I am considering ("ASRock P67 EXTREME4 (B3) LGA 1155 Intel P67 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard")