Solid State Member
Join Date: Aug 2009
Re: New Gaming Desktop.
Just thought I'd show you what I ordered in the end. For $2000 NZ, it's not a flash as I hoped, but it should be fine.
-Aerocool Vx-9 ATX Mid Tower Case, Black
-Intel Core 2 Quad Q8200 2.33 GHz, 1333MHz FSB, Socket 775, Retail pack with fan, Low Power
-Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3500418AS Hard Disk Drive, 500GB, 7200rpm, 16MB Cache, SATA-2
-LG Electronics GH22NS50 DVD Writer, DVD 16R/22W/8RW, CD 48R/48W/32RW, Internal, SATA, Black, OEM
-OCZ Platinum Kit, 2x2GB, DDR3-1600, PC3-12800, CL7, DIMM, XTC Heat Spreader
-Asus M4A785TD-M EVO Motherboard, Socket AM3, 4xDIMM, DDR3, PCIe-16, 2xPCI, 1xPCIe-1, 12xUSB2, Firewire, Audio, Video, 1xATA, 6xSATA, RAID, M-ATX, DVI, HDMI
-Gigabyte GV-N26OC-896I Video Card, GeForce GTX 260, 896MB, DDR3, PCIe-16, DVI, SLI ready, HDMI (Yes, 260, but it will do for now, and I'll upgrade next year to the newer one, after I get some more cash, but 260 atm, will be able to handle most things I through at it)
-ST Lab M-114 Sound card, 4.0, PCI
-ViewSonic VX1940w Monitor, 19" LCD, 1680x1050, DVI, Black
-Genius GM56PCI-LA Modem, 56K, PCI
-D-Link DFE-528TX Ethernet Adapter, 10/100 Mbps, PCI
-Cooler Master eXtreme Power Plus, 460W ATX PSU, SLI Ready, Black
Thanks for all the advice and help.