Hello! I'm planning on buying a gaming system within the next month or so. I don't have time to build it myself, but I have identified the components that make sense and have narrowed the builder down to two companies. I'm very open minded and am looking forward to your input.
I believe this LG 30" monitor makes the most sense:
Haha, true. Ok, leaving the monitor out of it, what other areas can be trimmed without sacrificing performance and future upgradeability too much? It seems to me that I could get a cheaper SSD and video card. Aside from those 2 components, I'm not sure what else to trim.
Hey, I forgot to include what you can cut in cost: My 80 Gb Intel SSD neatly holds the same OS and has room for games. I love mine, and it is less than half the price. I paid about half as much for my cooler master scout case. You might be able to save a few pennies on the cooler, but I have the same model and it rocks for my overclocking. It is only a couple hundred bucks or so.
The big dollars are in your monitor and the most expensive GPU that AMD can squeeze out of you....but you already knew that.