Hello Just to warn you im new-ish to hard ware so please go easy anwyay i was searching on net and found a computer which looks really good to me for playing games on. (im talking about games which are around now and ones in the future) But i dont know if its too good to be true at the low pirce of £1150! dosnt have a monitor tho anyway this is its specs and the questions will be after. Manufacturer AMD CPU Rating 4000+ 1MB L2 Cache Socket Type SOCKET 939 Bus Frequency 2400MHz Cache Memory 512KB L2 memory DDR Size(MB) 2048MB (2GB) Bus Speed 400 Pins 184 Mother Board Manufacturer Gigabyte SLI Ready CPU Socket Type Socket 939 supports AMD Athlon64 X2/ 64 FX/ 64 Supported CPUs Socket 939 supports AMD Athlon64 X2/ 64 FX/ 64 Front Side Bus 1600 Mt/s Form Factor ATX, 305mm x191mm Memory Type Dual channel DDR400/ 333/ 266 -184pin Max Memory Up to 4GB by 4 DIMM slots Memory Slots 4 x 184-pin DIMM Sockets Firewire 2 x IEEE 1394b connectors (supports 3 ports) Onboard Audio Realtek ALC850 Audio AC'97 Codec Onboard VGA None Onboard LAN CICADA8201 Gigabit LAN PHY chip Onboard SATA 4 X Serial ATA || connectors (3.0Gb/s) PCI Slots 2 x PCI-Express X 16 slot, supports two PCI-Express interface Graphics cards with SLI mode, 2 x PCI-Express X 1 slots, 2 x PCI slots (PCI 2.3 compliant) No of USB Ports 6xUSB 2.0 ports from chipset backwards compatible USB 1.1devices hard drive Manufacturer IBM / HITACHI or Maxtor Interface IDE Capacity 200 GB Rotation Speed (rpm) 7200 rpm Cache 8MB Graphic card Manufacturer Nvidia Geforce Bus Type PCX (PCI Express) 16X Chipset Nvidia 7800GTX Onboard Memory 256MB DDR3 TV-out Yes DVI Yes Optical drive Manufacturer Samsung / Philips CD Reading Speed 48x DVD Reading Speed DVD: 16x CAV (max. 22,000 Kbytes/s) / CD: 48x CAV (max. 7,200 Kbyte/s) Write Speed CD-R: 48x (max 7,200 Kbyte/s) CD-RW: 24X (MAX. 3,600 Kbyte/s) DVD Write Speed DVD-R:16x (max.22,000 Kbyte/s) DVD-RW: 6x ZCLV (max8,200 Kbyte/s) DVD-R DL1: 4x (max. 5,500) DVD+R: 16x (max22,000 Kbyte/s) DVD+R9: 4x CLV (max 5,500 Kbyte/s) DVD+RW: 8x ZCLV (max11,500 Kbyte/s) its also got a good 5.1 sound card Now to me that looks really really good for games (it also allows you to add another graphics card) I think. any way heres my questions 1) is AMD process good for carrying out day to day tasks like video editing (home movies) word processing etc. 2) will this be able to play games which come out in 2 or 3 years time? 3: will i be able to add hard drives? 4: is there anything else i need to know? 5: is it worth the price? anyway thank you so much for any help you can give 6: will i be able to add other drives like DVD-ROM? from Adam! P.s Sorry for my bad spelling..