Originally Posted by crashnburn_819
Sav's got it right but I'd also recommend different ram. Sli memory is basically a gimmick. Find something else cheaper like Corsair. Here's a cheaper LG burner (haven't had a bad burn with it yet). Acer 19" 1680x1050; I have this monitor and its a high res for the price. Amazon has the WD6401AALS for $75 right now, so I'd recommend that. If you're getting new speakers, get cheap 2.1 channel at least. I'll never go back to days without a sub
CM690 has the best airflow at its price. You can also get a new CM590 on ebay for $60 shipped. For a dedicated video card, the 9500gt is pretty bad. Get a 9600gso for $50 (NOT the 256mb or 512mb version, look for 384mb or 768mb). You can cheap out ont he power supply by going with the Corsair 650w.
Originally Posted by IntelConvert
i would definately up ur graphics to either a 9600GT or a 9800GT or better. and dont get an apevia PSU, the corsair recommended earlier is a great PSU. i prefer single, large +12v rails.
everything else is either ur opinion or i agree with u