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My budget is about $450-$500 and I would prefer a 7200RPM drive or better, a quad-core CPU, and some sort of video (integrated or dedicated, i don't care as long as it gives me a picture), no windows, i just use Ubuntu, it will also need decent cpu cooling (i don't care if it is water cooling or air cooling or whatever as long as it does a decent job of cooling), and decent air circulation through-out the case to avoid having an extremely hot machine tucked in the corner of my office. An optical drive would be nice too, but not bluray or anything.

The bulldozer's and Athlons seem to be the best cpus for servers, but the bulldozers save money and space in the case because of the integrated graphics. And if there is any watercooling, it has to be the closed-loop because i won't have time or remember to re-fill a water cooler.
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PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/EQs5
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/EQs5/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/EQs5/benchmarks/

CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($119.99 @ Microcenter)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($32.98 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: Asus M5A99FX PRO R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($142.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Memory: Corsair 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($34.99 @ Amazon)
Memory: Corsair 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($34.99 @ Amazon)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 250GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($49.89 @ Compuvest)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 5450 1GB Video Card ($16.99 @ Newegg)
Case: NZXT Source 210 (White) ATX Mid Tower Case ($29.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 430W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($34.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224BB DVD/CD Writer ($17.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $515.78
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-02-20 19:49 EST-0500)

Should do it. Decent cooling (its what I use for an overclocked Phenom), 7200 HDD, 16GB RAM for those plugins, good MoBo and CPU. Under $530, too. You could go $30 over and toss a 8350 in if you wanted to, too.
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Thanks man! Stupid question, but what is an 8350?
    
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Thanks man! Stupid question, but what is an 8350?

Its the next model, called the Vishera. It has significant gains over the previous Bulldozer chip, 8150.
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That sums it up. The 6300 is the 6-core version.
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