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Whitecrane,
I have a very similar setup (see sig for details) and have a respectable OC on the 4800+ (3.05 GHz) and reasonable 3dmark06 for 8800GTSC, I think (10,620). It also averages 47 fps in Crysis benchmark on Medium (1280 x1024).

The main difference is I have a Gigabyte GA-M57SLI-S4, which is $89 or $99 new.

That may be your cheapest option, while keeping you away from the Evil Empire of Intel :-).
    
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Athlon 64 X2 4800+ GA-M57SLI-S4 e-GeForce 8800GT SC 4 GB 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2 x 250 GB SATA II Pioneer DVD R/W 32-bit Vista (yuck!) Samsung 225BW 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Z-board standard Ultra X-Connect 550W Antec 900 Logitech G5 Laser 
Mouse Pad
World of Warcraft 
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