i jsut got done ordering this:
MSI "K8T NEO2-F" VIA K8T800 Pro Chipset Motherboard for AMD Socket 939 CPU -RETAIL
$100 from monarchcomputers.com
AMD Athlon 64 3200+, 512KB L2 Cache, Socket 939 64-bit Processor - Retail
$166 from monarchcomputers.com
Corsair XMS Extreme Memory Speed Series, (Twin Pack) 184 Pin 1GB(512MBx2) DDR PC-3200 - Retail
$162 from newegg.com
RAIDMAX Black 10-bay Case, Model "268WBP" -RETAIL
$34 from newegg
POWMAX Demon 580W Power Supply, Model "PSDE580" -RETAIL
$36 from newegg
how does this setup look?worthy upgrade from my other specs (p4 2.4 ghz 768mb pc2100 ram) i will be posting later once i get it up and running telling how it runs.
now i will be using all the drives, storage, and my video card in the new rig...im wondering do i jsut have to format my hardrive with my xp cd, then connect my comp and then load windows??i have never built a pc by hand and im just hoping that it wont be hard and that i wont have any troubles...
thanks for any input