Building a computer. There are some basic parts you need:

Case
Motherboard
CPU
Memory
Keyboard & Mouse
Audio
Video
Storage (HDD)
Optical Drive
Monitor

I decided to use Newegg based on past experience.
Antec LifeStyle SONATA II Piano Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case 450Watt SmartPower 2.0 Power Supply $99.99
Case

ASUS M2N-SLI Deluxe Socket AM2 NVIDIA nForce 570 SLI MCP ATX AMD Motherboard $149.99
Motherboard

AMD Athlon 64 FX-60 Toledo 2.6GHz 2 x 1MB L2 Cache Socket 939 Dual Core Processor $608.99
CPU

G.SKILL 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory $184.99
RAM

SAPPHIRE 100186L Radeon X1950XT 256MB 256-bit GDDR3 VIVO PCI Express x16 VIVO HDCP Video Card $244.99
Video Card

We’ll just use the built on audio to save ourselves a few dollars 😉

Acer AL1917ABMD Black 19″ 8ms DVI LCD Monitor 300 cd/m2 700:1 Built in Speakers $189.99
Built in speakers? WOW! Better go ahead and buy three of these.
Monitor

Seagate Barracuda ES ST3750640NS 750GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive $399.99
They are SATA so might as well pick up 4 of these.
HDD

Pioneer Black DVD Burner DVR-111D $28.99
Pioneer has always been good in the past with me on DVD burners and I’m sticking with them
DVD Burner

Last but not least we have to be able to interface with this beast…
Microsoft CA9-00001 Black Standard Basic Keyboard and Mouse $16.99
KB and Mouse

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