Holy crap thats an epic system, with an equally impressive price tag. $15k for a rig means either a super computer or most of a years worth of tuition, sorry computer school wins out for now! Everything in that system is super sized, except for that tiny sound card, that one surprised me.
Yeah... I read the article and thought about picking it up for my oldest daughter. She plays a lot of SIMS 3 and I don't want her to have any lags during her gaming. You think I'll be able to max the game at 800x600 resolution on her 15" CRT?