it doesn't matter what parts you get first since either way you a computer isn't a computer when it's missing a piece of hard ware. if you want to get a feel on how to build the computer then yes, i would probably get the case and motherboard first since the manuals in those are most helpful.
| AMD 3800+ X2 Dual Core Processor | ASUS A8N-e nF4 Ultra | Hitachi Deskstar 250gb 3.0 gb/s | 1gb Corsair Value RAM 2x512 | eVGA geforce 6800GS | sound blaster live! 24-bit | NZXT Trinity Classic chassis | OCZ GameXStream OCZ700GXSSLI PSU |
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