Hey guys, I realize that this is a Mac forum, and I am an avid Mac user, but I will be building a gaming PC with my government refund. I wanted to post it here because I really like these forums, and I respect the opinions of *most* of those who frequent these boards, so please, no flaming for using Windows haha. I'd love your input, to see if there's anything that you'd change. (Prices are in USD, purchasing from NewEgg.com) Mobo - ASUS M4A89GTD PRO/USB3 AM3 AMD 890GX - $149.99 CPU - AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition - $159.99 HSF - CoolerMaster Hyper 212 Plus - $29.99 RAM - Patriot G series Sector 5 Edition 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 - $104.99 HDD - SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM - $69.99 GPU - ASUS GeForce GTX 560 Ti (Fermi) 1GB - $249.99 PSU - Antec TruePower New TP-550 550W - $69.99 Case - CoolerMaster HAF X - $179.99 DVD - Sony Generic One - $19.99 Monitor - Asus 24" Full HD HDMI LED Backlight - $209.99 Total - $1239.90 (budget was ~$1200, so I'm good) Haha please don't judge me on my case decision. I realize that it is big, and probably too much for what I am building, but I saw one at a local LAN a few months ago, and no case can quite compare with that one, for me, so I'm getting it. :-D I already have a keyboard and mouse (that I won in a local SC2 tournament), and I am a Computer Major, which means I get Windows 7 Professional 64-Bit, as well. The computer will be used for gaming, as well as some light-weight programming (just for classes). I chose that monitor because I am also getting an X-Box 360, so this way I can put the computer into DVI, the 360 into HDMI, and my MacBook Pro into the VGA, toggling between them using "input", like a TV. Thanks for any/all help!