Thanks every1 for your input.
I brought the parts for my build, ended up getting:
1. Intel Quad Q9550
2. Gigabyte X48-DS4 mobo
3. Corsair PC-8500 1066MHz Dominator- 4GBz worth (only got this ram cause it was the same price as the Corsair Twinx 6400-800MHz)
4. Sapphire Radeon 4870X2
5. PSU Antec Truepower Quattro 850 (I hope this is enough!!! In not overclocking or adding anything extra atm, maybe just a tv pci card, so it should be ok...i hope)
6. Antec 1200 case
7.Samsung 750Gb HDD
8. Acer 24"w
So yeh as you can tell i spent a little bit of money
, but i got all the parts super cheap especially the 4870X2- got that just under $200 below the RRP ...but this comp is gonna have to last me for 2 years or so, thats how old my other pc is.
prodigy2k7 going to be using it for a bit of gaming, farcry2, Crysis, etc, im not a hardcore gamer but my younger brother is. Also used for Video editing/rendering, websurfing, Assignments
, with the 24" lcd its gonna replace my tv in my room.
Now all i have to do is build it... i know how to install everything except the PSU, i've never hooked up a PSU before...just looking at it makes my mind spin. Especially that the Antec 1200 has 6 fans to hook up aswell, im not really sure where to begin with the PSU. Any advice would be appreciated