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From a PC to a Mac to a Linux
I am looking to build the following system:
*Fujitsu MBA3300RC 300GB 15000 RPM Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) Hard Drive - OEM
*ASUS 20X DVD±R DVD Burner with LightScribe Black
*ASUS VK266H Black 25.5" 2ms(GTG) HDMI Widescreen
*ASUS ENGTX295/2DI/1792MD3/A GeForce GTX 295 1792MB 896 (448 x 2)-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card - Retail
*CORSAIR XMS3 6GB (3 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Triple Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model TR3X6G1600C9 - Retail
*ASUS P6T Deluxe/OC Palm LGA 1366 Intel X58 ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail
*Intel Core i7 940 Nehalem 2.93GHz LGA 1366 130W Quad-Core Processor Model BX80601940 - Retail
The Hard drive is pending.. Is there a better hard drive out there besides the insanely priced SSD's? for Gaming, I heard the velociraptor is better... is this true?
What type of cooling should I get?
Is the Intel core i7 940 as easily overclocked and as powerful as the 920?
What is a good silent cooling choice I can use?
According to the setup above? Would you change anything (Not more powerful, if not, a better alternative or perhaps a better choice due to overclocking capabilities or more competitive pricing?
In regards to heat issues, is a water cooling system recommended?
Sorry for the excessive questions, but I want to make sure I know what I am buying before I jump on it...
FWIW, it will be triple booting Mac, Windows, Linux.
Everything looks great, not so sure about your graphic card, and about fans or HDD no idea
HP Pavilion Elite m9250f
Snow Leopard 10.6.6, Asus IPIBL-LB MOD BIOS, Intel Quad Core Q6600, 4GB RAM (800mhz), 2x500GB, nVidia 8600GT (Works), ALC888S (Works), Wireless RT73 (Works), LAN (Works) - How to Install
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