Originally posted by Joeisalsocool
Look at exactly what I have. I call it the bottom of the top of the line.
any socket 939 board
~$400US Right off the bat, then you need to figure in all the other stuff you want.
you can save some money and just use his current 9600 buy a cheap mobo with a agp slot.
s939 mobo - 80-120 dollars
300 venice - 146
keep your current video card
ram - 50-100
276 dollars, without a case, hdd, optical drives, or OS.
case is 20
hdd is 53 for 80GB
optical drive cd drive/burner is 20
369 dollars for everything except an OS. which is base price