I'm planning an i5/Radeon 5850 build for multi-use as our main computer for the family. Mainly recording and watching TV, internet surfing, and occasional gaming. Quiet is important
Motherboard- ASUS P7P55D Deluxe $219.99 May do some basic newb overclocking, what about comparable Gigabyte
Processor Intel Core i5-750 $199.99
CPU Fan COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus $29.99 good reviews, best bang for buck
RAM G.SKILL Ripjaws 4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) Model F3-10666CL7D-4GBRH $89.99 allows moderate Ocing?
Disk WD Caviar Black 500G $59.99 Like WD reliability, is the Samsung F3 that much faster?
Graphics Card SAPPHIRE Radeon HD 5850 $279.99 Occasional gaming, running 2 monitors, believe it will bit Antec Solo case below
Case Antec Solo $89.99 Really like the Antec Sonata III better but hear it won't fit the 5850 graphics card with the internal HDD fan installed, which I would want with this case, also Sonata comes with 500W PSU which may not be big enough and I've heard of reliability problems
Case fans-front 2x Nexus PWM Series DF1209SL-3PWM 92mm Case Fan ($9.99 ea) $19.98
PSU CORSAIR 650TX 650W $99.99 Is this overkill? I evenually will have 3HDD's and a dual TV Tuner card
OS MS Windows 7 Pro $149.99
DVD/CD Sony Optiarc DVD LightScribe SATA Model AD-7241S-0B $33.99
Monitor Samsung T240 24", 1920 x 1200 $309.99 best bang for buck