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    New setup??

    How does this selection sound to you guys.

    SN85G4
    Athlon 3200
    1024MB Corsair XMS 3200
    160GB Maxtor
    Lite-on LDW 811s dvd writer 8x
    Radeon 9800 pro

    Let me know what you think and what you would change.
    Main Rig: i2600k@4.3Ghz/ASUS P8P67 PRO/MSi GTX580/16GB Mushkin/HAF X/Noctua NH-D14

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    Sounds very fast indeed matey

    how about an xt?

    Can you fit two 80gigs in there instead of one 160 because the two drives may last longer (relaiblility) ??

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    Gotta disagree there, Steve - he's better off with a single 160. With two 80s he'd have to only have half the capacity (for RAID1 mirroring) for reliability, or no increased reliability, marginal perf increase (in RAID0) and double the chance of a hard disk failure losing his data.

    edit: wedge, I take it you'd be using the SATA Diamond Max Plus 9 Maxtor? I use the 80GB version. Good drive.

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    That's almost exactly the setup I've got now, and take it from me it's flippin quick

    Also, a single drive is deffinitely the better option due to the heat output of two hard drives. These Shuttles in particular seem to run quite hot.
    Simon


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    well i am planning on replacing my current setup of a sn45g with a 2500xp and 512mb of ram
    Main Rig: i2600k@4.3Ghz/ASUS P8P67 PRO/MSi GTX580/16GB Mushkin/HAF X/Noctua NH-D14

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    you intend to sell your sn45g? #rubs chin#

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    I am planning on selling the SN45G my barton 2500 and my 512mb of corsair ram
    Main Rig: i2600k@4.3Ghz/ASUS P8P67 PRO/MSi GTX580/16GB Mushkin/HAF X/Noctua NH-D14

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    Me wants first dibs on the XP2500+, I've been waiting for ages for someone to sell one!

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    Looks good. Although In a shuttle i would go with a more silent HDD like a Seagate or Samsung. The Maxtor is the loudest thing in my system.

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    I have been tempted by the new Aopen SFF the EZ65, so I think that i will soon be selling my cpu,sn45g which is modded and possibly my ram too. Can someone please suggest a setup for the Aopen that would be faster then my current system.
    Main Rig: i2600k@4.3Ghz/ASUS P8P67 PRO/MSi GTX580/16GB Mushkin/HAF X/Noctua NH-D14

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