Case - Lian-Li 12-Bay Silver Aluminum Case, Model "PC-65" N82E16811112024 $136.99
Processor - AMD Socket 939 Athlon 64 3800+, 2.4 GHz, 512KB L2 Cache 64-bit Processor - Retail-N82E16819103465 $649.99
Motherboard - ASUS "A8V Deluxe Wi-Fi" K8T800 Pro Chipset Motherboard for AMD Socket 939 CPU -RETAIL N82E16813131499 $152.00
RAM - CORSAIR XMS Xtreme Memory Speed Series, Xtra-Low Latency 184-Pin 1GB(512MBx2) DDR PC-3200 w/ Platinum Heat Spreader, Model TWINX1024-3200XLPT - Retail N82E16820145523 $285.00
Hard Drive (times 2)- Western Digital Raptor 74GB 10,000RPM SATA Hard Drive, Model WD740GD, OEM Drive Only N82E16822144160 $353.00
Optical Drive - NEC 8X Dual Layer DVD+/-RW Drive, Model ND-2510A SW SVR, OEM w/ software - N82E16827152024 - $76.99
Video Card - ASUS ATI RADEON X800 XT Video Card, 256MB GDDR3, 256-Bit, DVI/VIVO, 8X AGP, Model "AX800XT/TVD/256" -RETAIL N82E16814121515 $592.99
Sound Card - Creative Labs Sound Blaster Audigy2 ZS Platinum PCI Sound Card, Model "SB0350" -RETAIL - N82E16829102163 $170.99
Speakers - Creative Labs MegaWorks THX 5.1 550 Speakers -RETAIL - N82E16836116118 - $213.00
Power Supply Antec 550W Power Supply, Model "TRUE550" -RETAIL N82E16817103910 $113.99 $113.99
How about this. It a litle more than $800, but some people would agree that it's top of the line. You could go with the 6800 for a video card, and you could change the speakers too. This was part of a proposal i put together for work.
I was trying to get the boss to order us a new computer.