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I get this error "grub-install /dev/sda failed" when I'm installing Ubuntu 12.10 64-bit on a new PC (on a DVD)

I am new to Linux and any advice would he helpful.

system specs:
Gigabyte ga-a75m-ud2h
amd athlon ii x4 (fm1)
2x powercolor radeon hd 6870
4x crutial m4 64gb ssd (no that's not a joke)
8GB corsair 1333mhz ram (fm1 limitation)
liteon dvd burner

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