Thank you for your reply and the recommendation. Appears the 780G is the way to go.
Welcome thoughts on the following:
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA - MA78GM - S2H (or GA-MA78GM-S2HP), AMD 780G, Socket AM2
CPU: AMD Phenom II X4 940 OR 9850/9750/9650 or 9550
Graphics card: ATI 4890/4870
Power Supply: 500/550