GIGABYTE GA-EX58-EXTREME = $328 ( OH GOD!!! Is all I said when I saw this for the first time.)
Intel Core i7 920 Nehalem 2.66GHz 4 x 256KB L2 Cache 8MB L3 Cache LGA 1366 130W Quad-Core Processor = $295 ( Will be getting the 965 when the price comes down. I just will not pay 1000 bucks for a CPU.) Now for a GPU I was willing to go 500 bucks because it is really 2 GPUs.)
SAPPHIRE 100251SR Radeon HD 4870 X2 2GB 512-bit (256-bit x 2) GDDR5 =
$490 (I fell in love and baught it. When it gets here I will make sweet love to it. Maybe take it out to a show.)
Case:Newegg.com - XCLIO A380BK Fully Black High Gloss Finish SECC 1.0mm thickness ATX Full Tower Computer Case - Computer Cases
( Really nice good reviews loads of room and it does Mach 3 as well.)
CORSAIR CMPSU-1000HX 1000W ATX12V 2.2 / EPS12V 2.91 SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply =$269 ( Will take care of all my power needs for quite a few years. I hope anyways.) Good reviews and loads of juice.)
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD3000GLFS 300GB 10000 RPM 16MB Cache = $230 ( Well now need I say more? Tried and true.)
G.SKILL 6GB (3 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Triple Channel Kit Desktop Memory = $184 ( I am new to this company, but the reviews were are wonderful and the price I can deal with. I will be going all the way to 24G before I am finnished with this mainboard.)
Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP2C 64-bit for System Builders - OEM ( To **** with Vista and to **** with MS Windows.) Just make a better XP guys we all loved it. Vista sucks lets just say it sucks shall we
. Even with DX-10)
Eheim 1048 Pump for water cooling (Fish Tank pump) Cheaper and better flow. 500 GPH. $60 ( Do not pay the inflated prices for the so called watercooling pumps they are just fish tank pumps.)
Adapter, Intel Socket 1366 anf Koolance CPU-340 $65 for both.
Liquid Coolant Bottle, High-Performance, 700mL (Fluorescent Blue)
Reservoir, Inline 200mm. Koolance VID-487X2 GPU water block. Mainboard already have blocks buildt in for north bridge I believe. Building the rest from auto parts and a few other odds and ends. Should be a really nice Cooler for the CPU I am going to Overclock to 3.5 from stock.