ok i set up some parts for my new PC but i wnat to check with the experts before i go n blow some money... here it is.. oh yea.. my budgets only $900.. Canadian Dollars.. yes cheap but wut can i say lol >>AMD Athlon 64 3000+ 939 $184.99 >>Asus - A8V-DX - Socket 939, VIA K8T800, DDR400/333 $152.99 http://usa.asus.com/prog/spec.asp?m=A8V Deluxe&langs=09 OR >>Asus - A8N-E - Socket 939, NVIDIA nForce4 Ultra, DDR400/ 333 Dual Channel, PCI-E, SATA, 8ch Audio $152.99 (http://usa.asus.com/prog/spec.asp?m=A8N-E&langs=09) for the motherboard.. im not sure whcih to get but im trying to get the best value.. if u see a better one on the link below, pls suggest to me http://cas-tech.ca/products.asp?L1=816&L2=34 >>1GB OCZ DDR400 RAM ($59.99 x 2) >>WD 160 GB 7200RPM 8M SATA $102.99 http://www.westerndigital.com/en/products/Products.asp?DriveID=66 >>Pioneer DVR-109 16x DVD-RW DL $69.99 http://www.pioneer-eur.com/eur/product_detail.jsp?product_id=9914&taxonomy_id=43-92 >>ATI Radeon 9600 PRO 128MB 400/600mhz $117.00 Not sure bout the card but my budget's really tight >>Logitech Internet Pro Keyboard and Optical Mouse (black) $34.99 its wired. n cheap.. n its black lol >>Logitech X-530 5.1 Speakers wit SubWoofer $85.00 http://www.logitech.com/index.cfm/products/details/CA/EN,CRID=2,CONTENTID=9067 >>ThermalTake 480 Watt PSU $89.99 i heard some bad stuff about thermaltake PSU's.. can neone gimme ne good ones from this link plz? http://cas-tech.ca/products.asp?L1=823 >>ThermalTake Soprano Case 129.99 http://cas-tech.ca/product.asp?PID=6418 Total: $1086 (with 15% tax: $1248.90) PS: the system will be mainly used for school.. goin to University n laptop died so yea... of course i'll be playing games casually, nothing hardcore.. prolly mainly just some CS and CS:Source.. u kno.. mid-light games.. also gonna be encoding/decoding movies/songs n such medias.. also if u think there are some ****ty parts in there n u have another to suggest.. pls feel free to say n give a link to the product.. =] thanks soo much in advance!!! hmm.. the PC is 186$ over.. =[ i changed the case to this one.. its generic but its $39.99 http://cas-tech.ca/product.asp?PID=5904 also changed is the PSU.. its now an Enermax 350 Watt Dual Fan for $69.99 with the set up.. how much should i have? 400 watt? not gonna be doing too much upgrades in the future.. if anything.. an SLi set up vid card n maybe a dual core CPU.. in like.. what.. 4 yrs.. after school lol new total is $976 wit no tax.. i think i can live with $76 over my budget.... so wut do u guys think?