1300 bucks for the tower or for the whole system?
I believe you could build something that wouldn't "ghost" on you, but that doesn't mean it won't still happen if you are using a dial-up connection.
<<If I were you, I would keep a current monitor or get a decent CRT and put the rest into hardware. Limited time this morning, but I can help you this afternoon if no one else has.>>
I completely agree with that statement.
My system: (updated)
AMD 64 X2 4400+ (Fast!)
Asus A8N32 SLI Deluxe
2gigs OCZ DDR400/PC 3200 (Fast!)
WD Raptor 150gb SATA 10,000rpm
WD 250gig X 2 RAID 0
Thermaltake Tai-Chi case with W/C
BFG Tech Nvidia 7800GTX X 2 SLI\'d
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