Ok, I've spent some time lookin at stuff. I am staying loyal to Newegg.....cause they rock.
Now, heres what I have so far.
I really like how it looks, and the cooling seems to be alright.
They had a bundle of a Mobo, CPU, and RAM, so I checked that out, looked pretty nice to me.
Someone still needs to explain Athlon to me.....^
This is the Hard Drive that I am salvaging, I think this is the one anyways:
I have an old GeForce 4 Ti4200 128mb video card.....I guess I should get a new one...
What type CD-Rom drive do I need? A CD burner is a must. Im open for suggestions there.
Sound...doesnt really bother me. I can use a $25 card from Wal-mart (thats what I use now :P ). I can probably just use that until I decide I want something better or it breaks. But, is there a decent sound card for less than $50?
What else do I need, if anything, after I get video/sound/cd-rom?
Oh, and will a better monitor improve performance? Mine is like 5 years old...at least.