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Well, I'm settled on what I'm going to get. It's a little over $200, but not quite 250 and I'm pretty satisfied with the results:

CPU: e6300 (the new 45nm Wolfdale version) - $70 (from the forum). This should fit nicely with my Tuniq Tower.

Mobo
: Gigabyte UD3P - $108 after 20 MIR from ZZF

RAM
: 2x2 GB DDR2 sticks, the only question being whether I spend a little extra on 1066 vs 800 and, of course, which brand to go with. I would love to push this thing to 4.0 GHz and I'm almost certain that the 1066 can do it with the UD3P, but if the 800s could too that would save a few pennies.

PSU: Do you guys think 450W is enough for this rig? I would prefer to wait to upgrade this for when I crossfire a second 4850.
Edited by jjb0070 - 5/31/09 at 2:17pm
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
q9550 @ 3.71GHz Gigabyte GA-EP45-UD3P (Rev 1.1) Asus 6950 2GB reference 4x2GB pc1066 DDR2 (Mushkin & OCZ Platinums) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
3TB (total) SATA NEC 16x DVD burner, LG 52x CD burner Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 27" Samsung P2770HD 
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q9550 @ 3.71GHz Gigabyte GA-EP45-UD3P (Rev 1.1) Asus 6950 2GB reference 4x2GB pc1066 DDR2 (Mushkin & OCZ Platinums) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
3TB (total) SATA NEC 16x DVD burner, LG 52x CD burner Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 27" Samsung P2770HD 
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Microsoft Internet Keyboard XFX Black 750W HAF 922 Logitech VX Wireless 
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