End of Support for SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 3a
Support for SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 3a (SP3a) will end on July 10, 2007.
Microsoft will end technical support on this date, which also includes security updates for this Service Pack. Microsoft is ending support for this product as part of our Service Pack support policy, found http://support.microsoft.com/lifecycle.
Customers running SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 3a are encouraged to migrate to SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 4 or SQL Server 2005. Remaining current on your service pack installation ensures that your products remain supported per the Support Lifecycle policy. Additionally, your software benefits from the many enhancements, fixes, and security updates provided through the latest service pack.
Read more here: http://blogs.msdn.com/sqlreleaseservices/archive/2007/07/02/end-of-support-for-sql-server-2000-service-pack-3a.aspx
SQL Server 2005 Best Practices Analyzer (July 2007) Realeased
It does not say CTP anywhere on this page so I assume that this is a 'production' version.
Get it here: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=da0531e4-e94c-4991-82fa-f0e3fbd05e63&DisplayLang=en