Possible SATA HDD problems

I am preparing to make an attempt to make a clean upgrade install to Windows 7. I have a question that I would like answered before I start. I have learned the danger of having problems with SATA Hard Drives during installation. Should I, as a average user be concerned about this? My data is backed up on Carbonite.

Intel e6600 Core 2 Duo @ 2.4 GHz
Noctua NH-U12P Cooler
OCZ Reaper 2X2GB DDR2 800 (PC 6400)
EVGA GeForce 8800GTS 640 MB
Corsair CMPSU 550W
Windows XP Home
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  1. what kinds of problems are you concened about exactly?
  2. With 1 sata you should have no problems.
    If you go to 64 bit you may want to see if all software is compatable.
  3. Your hardware should run Win7 x64 without any issues, just make sure you have the latest drivers from ...

    Intel = Motherboard chipset support
    Nvidia = GPU

    I always install with no external devices connected until o/s is configured and then add them one at a time.
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