Pros: Inexpensife, easy to install, 8 cores! Say no more.
For the price you cannot beat what AMD is offering. I have not OC'd her yet, but will do that soon as I can't wait to wring some extra power out of this CPU.
AMD FX-8150 CPU
ASUS Sabertooth motherboard
16GB Corsair 1600 DDR3 RAM
Coarsair AX-850 Professional Series PSU
2 X 500 GB HDD's
2 X Nvidia GTS 450 GPU's
Corsair H-80 Water Cooler