Re: My new machine :)
For gaming and normal use, 2gb is more then enough. However, for my line of work, testing science simulators, 2gb is pretty much the minimum.
With the dawn of 64bit, new software will require MASSIVE amounts of ram. Be prepared for a large leap in minimum requirements in the next few years...
Asus P5W DH Deluxe/ Corsair 4GB DDR2 XMS2 Dominator PC2-8888C4/ Gainward BLISS GeForce 8800 GTX 768MB + 'secret'/ Intel Core 2 Quadro Extreme Edition QX6700 @ 3.6ghz/ 4x Western Digital Raptor X 150GB/ Swiftech H20-220 Apex Ultra+ watercooling