APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: Next month or two.
BUDGET RANGE: Under $2,000
SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: photoshop, media server, transcoding video files, gaming
PARTS NOT REQUIRED: I'll probably just salvage a couple HDD for data storage.
PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: Newegg.com
PARTS PREFERENCES: Best bang for the buck
OVERCLOCKING: Maybe SLI OR CROSSFIRE: Maybe in future
MONITOR RESOLUTION: I don't think I'll work at resolutions greater than 1600x1200. Things just get too small.
ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: i'm trying to make sure I get a case that will accommodate that CPU cooler, and will have room for 4 hard drives. I'm not going to use RAID. Any advice at all is greatly appreciated. Thank you so much!