Hi all, am currently planning to purchase a PC just for gaming itself and some normal net surfing. i do not know how to DIY myself as i do not have any experience. but have search through the web and have found 2 desktop which is quite good. the first is DELL. Studio XPS 9100 Processor Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-920 Processor (2.66GHz, turbo up to 2.93GHz, 8MB) Operating System Genuine Windows(R) 7 Home Premium 64bit Edition (English) Specifications - Operating System Memory 6GB Tri-Channel DDR3 SDRAM at 1333MHz - 3 DIMMs(3X2GB) Hard Drive 1TB SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive with Native Command Queuing Video Card 1GB ATI(R) Radeon(TM) HD 5870 Optical Drive Single Drive:16X DVD+/-RW with Dual Layer Write cost is $1999. second is Acer. Aspire M7721 Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium , 64-bit, Intel Core i7-930 processor (2.66GHz, 8MB Cache, 4.8GT/s Intel QPI), 6GB Ram, 1TB S-ATA HDD, DVD SuperMulti Double-Layer Drive, Nvidia GeForce GT330 Graphics Card (2GB Dedicated RAM), Wireless LAN, Wireless Keyboard and Mouse, With 23" Full HD LCD Monitor. Operating System Genuine Windows Vista® Home Premium Processor Intel® Core™ i7 processor with Intel® X58 chipset System Memory Supports DDRIII up to a maximum of 12GB (three-channel support on six DIMMs) Graphics Enabled ATI CrossFireX™ NVIDIA® SLI™ support Microsoft® DirectX® 10 support Audio High Definition (7.1) Optimized Dolby® Home Theater® audio enhancement, featuring Dolby® Digital, Dolby® Pro Logic® II, Dolby® Headphone, Dolby® Virtual Speaker, and Dolby® Digital Live technologies I/O Interface Front: Multi-in-1 card reader, Smart Backup button, IEEE 1394 port (6-pin), Two USB 2.0 ports, High-definition headphone and microphone jacks Rear: Six USB 2.0 ports, PS/2 keyboard and mouse ports, Ethernet (RJ-45) port, Six audio ports, IEEE 1394 port (6 pin), All display ports on the graphics card Hard Drives Up to 2 internal ATA hard disks of 1TB each Up to 2 front access ATA hard disks of 1TB each Optical Devices SuperMulti DVD-RW Expansion Slots Two PCI Express® 2.0 x16 slots PCI Express X4 slot PCI Express® 2.0 x1 slot Housing Dimension 180(W) x 441.5(D) x 367(H) Software Acer eRecovery Management, Acer Arcade™ Deluxe, Microsoft® Office 2007 Trial with Microsoft® Works, McAfee® Internet Security Suite 2009 Trial, Adobe® Reader®, Nero® 9 Essentials, Oberon GameZone, eSobi™, MyWinLocker® EMI / Safety CE, FCC, BSMI, CCC, ETL, Nemko Price = $1999. please note that i have copy and paste the specs through their own profile. the games i wish to play on my systems are, crysis 2 (upcoming) Battlefield 3 (upcoming), Medal of Honour (upcoming) black ops (upcoming) Bad company 2, modern warfare 2 and most of the FPS gaming that is soon to be out my questions is, will any of the 2 desktops able to play this games at MAX settings? which systems/desktops do you all recommend? Thanks a lot for ur help.