Re: anti-static strap?
It keeps you grounded, so you don't zap your 8800. There not needed, just stand on a non carpeted floor, and touch some metal before you start. Im not to careful when fooling with my comp, and ive never shorted anything. Don't worry about it.
Darn! Beat me to it!
Intel Core 2 Duo E6600 Oc'd to 2.9ghz
ECS 570 SLIT Motherboard
2 gig of Corsair ddr2 677
Western Digital 250 Gig HD
Evga 8800GTS 640mb Oc'd to 615/1000