CASE: Antec 900, THermaltake armor, or budget Athenatech ATX case, with 400w psu(backup) for 19.99$ after MIR. nice huh?
. prices barely ever fluctuate on cases exept on sales.
Monitor: 20.1" specter for 159$ after MIR
. Get warranties for at least 2 years extra. Need I say more really? 20.1 inch for 159$...300 cd/m2, 1000:1 contrast etc....
Ram: 2*1GB DDR2-800 Crucial ballistix, 79$ after MIR (they are not going to go any cheaper, remember DDR1??, after this, when ddr3 hits, they start going UP)
Cpu: Core 2 Duo E2140 83$ Conroe. Here's WHY
Also retail box, price close to brisbane. E2140 at 2.93GHZ
Mobo: P5NE-sli (OEM) 87$. 488FSB guaranteed, all the options you need, and some you wont.
Video card: X1950XT 149$ or 8800GTS 320MB 259$ after MIR (depends on your budget) If you go DX10, dont go lower than 8800gts. the 8600s and 8500s cost way too much for what little performace they give. if you plan to budget, get that XT and sell it later when the 8900s come out to get an 8800.
PSU: Xclio, Corsair, BFG, Silverstone or FSP, 500W or more. one of those is bound to be cheap with an MIR. there was an XCLIO 500W for 49$ but its out of stock right now.
Hard drive: 500GB seagate perpendicular. prices are going down with releases of 750GB and just generarily. they were 150$ about 4 months ago, now at 99$
CPU cooling, AS5, GPU cooling , fans etc...
and there you have it.