Posted 18 November 2012 - 10:41 AM
richevans10000, on 18 November 2012 - 12:19 AM, said:
Just about to try to build my first PC, and hoped you could advise me if all the components are compatible? And if you have any recommendations.
I like to do some gaming, but the main thing I need from my computer for is to access a very big database in a split second for information. I was planning on putting the OS in one of the SSD and the database on the other. Please see a list of the components below:
Also can you tell me if I definitely need a separate sound card or is there one built into the motherboard that will suffice for basic use? Does it also have a wireless card?
Am I able to buy a retail version of Windows 8 to install on my new PC or just the OEM version? And where do you think is the best place to buy it?
And one more thing, and I realise this might be a difficult question to answer to a complete novice like me, but how would I set up the SSD in a RAID 0?
Thanks for you help.
First, yes everything will work.
Second, you can use Windows 8 retail. I would purchase direct from MS.
Third, you set up raid SSD just like any other raid. In the BIOS, turn it on, then during boot use CNTRL + A (usually) and build the raid.
Now, for the sake of asking - what is the final goal for this machine?
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