New computer thoughts

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  1. Elfi
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    That's one slow HD.
     
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    yeah, certainly the bottleneck point... 10k+ rpm small drive for OS and a slower drive for your storage is the way to go
     
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    Sorry, I'm not that computer ..saavyy =[. But thanks for the inputs I'm actually just buying separate parts from newegg now.
     
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    No need to apologize. We're here for info and reference. But I agree, even a 7200RPM drive would be better that the one you've currently selected.
     
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    the harddrive will make your computer really sluggish if its at 5400 RPM...

    The minimum for optimal performance would be 7200RPM.

    I have a Velociraptor so I can't truly judge but you gotta admit, 10,000 RPM is fast as hell...
     
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    I would go for Intel instead of Amd as for the same prize you can get bit more faster quad core processor and if you add few more bucks [20 tops] you can get much more solid motherboard aswell.

    Edit: and with the HDD , do not go for it , you will regret it.Too expensive , too slow.If you need help buiding that up feel free to send me pm, can help you with that.
     
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    not sure if vista does, but windows 7 actually has a feature that rates your hardware and tells you what the slow point is... mine is the 7200 RPM hard drive until I get my release version of Win7 and push it to my Velociraptor that has my vista install on it
     
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    Vista has that
     
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    Thanks everyone for your input :] I actually decided to go in a new direction ..I just ordered parts from newegg. It isn't the latest and greatest but it is a nice first computer and has plenty of room for upgrade.
     
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