I'm a Software Developer that spend more than 10 hours working on my PC. I need a fast PC that never fail or crash. I use to have many programs running at the same time, programs that use a lot of RAM memory(multiple instances of Visual Studio, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Remote Desktops, Internet browsers, etc)
I never use my computer for Games.
I use to watch online movies (Netflix, Hulu)
APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: Next two weeks
BUDGET RANGE: The one is necessary for the right computer as my requirements
SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Intensive Software Developer, Online Video (NetFlix, Hulu)
PARTS NOT REQUIRED: Monitor (have two Full HD 1920x1080), Keyboard, Mouse, Speakers
PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: newegg.com, tigerdirect.com
Check out the "recommended builds by usage" thread and look at the enthusiast-extreme build. Increase the RAM from 6GB to 12GB and instead of the huge 5970 graphics card, drop back to a more reasonable 5850 or even 5770.