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Old October 31, 2009, 02:23 PM
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If you're not going for absolute maximum speed, I'd say go with a RAID 6 of 4+ WD Blacks. They'll be an assload cheaper than getting 1TB worth of solid state storage, but you'll have slightly more access lag.

You'll probably be getting two Intel E5520s at minimum, as they're the cheapest Nelahem quad-core processors that support HT. The next jump in speed over those are E5540s, but for 300MHz per core, you're paying about double the price.

Chassis-wise, you're going to need a big one (SSI) or an even bigger one (E-ATX)
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