I have struggled for weeks with this build, and this is the first time I have posted it. Any suggestions and cost savings would be most helpful. I am not sure if I should wait a bit longer or not, what with the new boards being announced that should include SATA 3.0.
APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: Within the week. BUDGET RANGE: $1200
SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Games, Video Encoding, Watching HD Movies, Internet Surfing, Documents
PARTS NOT REQUIRED: Keyboard, Mouse, Monitor, Speakers
PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: Newegg.com
PARTS PREFERENCES: No real preference, only stability and reliability.
OVERCLOCKING: Yes - Hope to get to ~3.6Ghz. SLI OR CROSSFIRE: Maybe
MONITOR RESOLUTION: 1680x1050, possibly going to 1900x1200