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  1. Storage array: Bare drives, SS, RAID, SSD, or other?

    Obviously the basic hierarchy would go SSD(Intel x25-m; OCZ) > 10k(Velociraptor) > 7.2k(Spinpoint F3; Caviar Black; Barracuda) > 5.4k(Caviar Green), but I am curious to see the relative performance...
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    Just updated the OP. Just bought a case and put...

    Just updated the OP. Just bought a case and put up some additional options for your judgements. Check up on it.
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    I've had my eye on the XCLIO Windtunnel Full...

    I've had my eye on the XCLIO Windtunnel Full Tower Case for a while now and it just went on discount. I'm looking at $125 taxed and shipped, 40 bucks more than my OP case. Considering that it should...
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    I've noticed that you've noticed.

    I've noticed that you've noticed.
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    I have money to blow because I've always been...

    I have money to blow because I've always been wise with my spending habits. I do not consider spending 75 dollars on something I don't want to be a wise purchase.



    Well, I'm selfish and kind of...
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    Quick update: I made a mistake by buying the...

    Quick update: I made a mistake by buying the Caviar Green. I was cripplingly sick that day and was not thinking clearly and ended up making a dumb decision. I'll be trying to RMA this one or sell it...
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    Yeah, I totally dropped the ball on that one. I...

    Yeah, I totally dropped the ball on that one. I was sick, cripplingly sick yesterday and saw that I was saving 15 bucks and just jumped on it without thinking.

    I'll be RMA'ing this one or trying...
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    Gave a little update to the OP. I exchanged my...

    Gave a little update to the OP. I exchanged my PSU for a nicer one, nabbed a Caviar Green instead of a Spinpoint since Amazon was running a special, changed my ODD again and got rid of the peripheral...
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    http://www.hardocp.com/article/2008/12/10/enermax_...

    http://www.hardocp.com/article/2008/12/10/enermax_revolution85_1050w/9

    Enermax 1050 it is, then.

    Thanks for your recommendation. I'll prob be buying it tonight.

    edit: Bought.

    :3
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    So, then, the 1k's are BETTER PSU's, are they...

    So, then, the 1k's are BETTER PSU's, are they not?

    Checkmate.
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    I'm asking you why you would advise me to go the...

    I'm asking you why you would advise me to go the cheaper route when you spent the past week or so telling me to buy a more expensive PSU.

    Lol. The internet.
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    You wouldn't rather I buy one the 1k's? ...

    You wouldn't rather I buy one the 1k's?



    Well, I disagree with this statement. That's all.
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    Sorry, p4l. I know you're only trying to help. ...

    Sorry, p4l. I know you're only trying to help.



    I'm sure some of them are.



    Well that's, like, your opinion, man.
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    It takes a few clicks less time than searching...

    It takes a few clicks less time than searching for a pro review, and I don't know that they are going to be any better anyway.



    So you're saying I shouldn't try to get the best and I should...
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    ^ Only a 78% 5-star rating on Newegg seems...

    ^ Only a 78% 5-star rating on Newegg seems questionable.



    Correction: Didn't ask anyone here. Also, irrelevant as this does not refute my previous correction in any way.
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    Correction: I received no advice to not buy this...

    Correction: I received no advice to not buy this PSU before I had bought it. Nonetheless, yall have succeeded in convincing me to get a different PSU. I will see if I can still return this one.
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    Thank you for the grammar correction. It...

    Thank you for the grammar correction.

    It failed to get a positive review partly due to the fact that it was costing over a hundred dollars at the time. If there was a quality PSU now that was...
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    Who's testing? lol

    Who's testing? lol
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    Well that's somewhat convincing to me, but they...

    Well that's somewhat convincing to me, but they were still reviewing it at a price point of 100+ dollars. I got it for half that, and it's not like my build is going to make an incredible power draw....
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    Tell me what is wrong with the PSU without using...

    Tell me what is wrong with the PSU without using the word "cheap."
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    I just purchased my CPU and motherboard, changed...

    I just purchased my CPU and motherboard, changed my ODD of choice, and updated the OP accordingly. I decided to commit to the i7 860 and subsequent compatible motherboard/RAM, so the rest of this...
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    I have been considering replacing my current...

    I have been considering replacing my current motherboard selection with the EVGA P55 SLI 132-LF-E655-KR LGA1156 Intel P55 ATX Intel Motherboard. It is $184 taxed/shipped, which is only 20 dollars...
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    I just finished giving the OP a revision. The...

    I just finished giving the OP a revision. The possibility of an i5 CPU was scrapped, and due to popular user demand, I have allowed a return of the possibility of an i7 920/x58/tri-channel core...
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    I thank you for all of your input. I just gave...

    I thank you for all of your input. I just gave the OP an update, so check up on it my ninjas.
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    New case: Lian Li LanCool PC-K62B...

    New case: Lian Li LanCool PC-K62B

    121 taxed/shipped

    Thoughts?
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