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    Good Hardrives to handle O/Cing?

    What would be a good hd to get that can handle ocing im planning on gettin a new 30gig 7200rpm but wat brand is good?? I have a Abit Bp6 with dual 500 and 196 of mem.
    aka: Trax

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    IBMs

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    Yup, IBM drives are top class.

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    Deskstar 75GXP
    I dont know... I just dont.

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    IBM followed in second place by Western Digital.....

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    I have a WD on mine because that's what it came with and it works great...however I have heard that the IBM's are top notch!

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    Originally posted by TaNG:
    Deskstar 75GXP
    Agreed.

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    Add One more for the IBM Deskstar

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    From not strictly an overclocking point of view, the IBM Deskstars referred to above also tend to run cooler. Would not advise you go out and buy a separate HDD cooler fan.

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    IBM or alternatively, IBM

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    Does anybody recomend IBM?

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    yeah i do!
    IBM 75GXP all the way. I have the 30gb one in question and it rocks

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    IBM... again!

    Can anyone tell me why does it crash after POST before starting Windows (ME) whith a FSB112...?

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    75GXP all the way, BD1974, it might be that your memory cant take the pace??

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    my IBM is holding up to a 150FSB (38 PCI) and is going strong!

    my memory is PC-150 2-2-2 timings!

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