Well, it's finally time to take the plunge. I'm putting together a primarily gaming build for $2000. I want this thing to be future-proof. After lots of research and deliberation, I've put together this build. 'Cool & quiet' is key for this build. However, if I have to sacrifice a little silence for performance, it's a sacrifice I'm willing to make.
Mobo: DFI LANPARTY UT nF4 Ultra-D ATX AMD Motherboard
CPU: AMD Athlon 64 X2 3800+ Manchester 1GHz FSB Socket 939 Dual Core Processor Model ADA3800BVBOX
GPU: ATI Radeon X1900 XT 512MB Dual DVI/VIVO PCI-Express Video Card, Retail
RAM: G.SKILL 2GB (2 x 1GB) 184-Pin DDR SDRAM DDR 400 (PC 3200) Unbuffered System Memory Model F1-3200PHU2-2GBNS
HDD: Western Digital Caviar SE16 WD2500KS 250GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive
Sound Card: Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi XtremeMusic 7.1 Channels PCI Interface Sound Card
Case: Antec Performance I P180 Silver Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
$124.99 (-$10.00 instant savings) = $114.99
Monitor: SAMSUNG 740B Black 17" 8ms LCD Monitor
PSU: Antec TRUEPOWERII TPII-550 ATX12V 550W Power Supply
$89.99 (-$5.00 instant savings) = 84.99
Floppy Drive: SAMSUNG Black 1.44MB 3.5" Internal Floppy Drive
Keyboard: Saitek Black Wired Eclipse Keyboard
Mouse: Logitech G5 Laser 931376-0403 2-Tone 6 Buttons 1x Wheel USB Laser Mouse
$53.65 (-$5.00 instant savings) = $48.65
Thermal Compound: Arctic Silver 5 Thermal Compound
Heatsink: Scythe SCNJ-1000 CPU Cooling Heatsink
Fans: 120mm Sleeve Bearing Case Fan - 5 Pack (These are re-branded Yate-Loons so they should be very quiet)
SilenX Ixtrema Pro 80x15mm 14dBA Fan
I don't need an OS, speakers, or CD drive. I plan on ordering this within the week, so any and all input is very appreciated. This is a first-time build, so if anything seems out of place, please tell me.
Thanks in advance!