System Usage from Most to Least Important: Games, Internet, Music
Parts Not Required:
Basic Peripherals: [Monitor, Mouse, Keyboard, Speakers, Printer]
Intel X25-M SSDSA2MH160G1 2.5" 160GB SATA II MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) – OEM
2 Maxtor DiamondMax 21 STM3500630AS 500GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Hard Drive -Bare Drive
OCZ Intel Edition 4096MB PC12800 DDR3 1600MHz 2x20 (Open to new memory if needed)
KINGWIN Mach 1 ABT-800MA1S 800W ATX / BTX SLI Certified CrossFire Ready Modular Power Supply
Windows 7 Professional N (Can change if needed, but would need to buy)
Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Newegg.com
Intel i7 CPU [vanity want]
Non-NVIDIA GPU [Only used NVIDIA for a long time and ready for something else]
Air Cooled [No Preference]
I’ve heard good things about ASUS and Intel but have no data or experience to back it up.
Overclocking: No [Stability > All]
SLI or Crossfire: Maybe
Monitor Resolution:1024x768 [Yes, I’m old]
My current custom build is about 3 years old and things are starting to not work right for me. In my mind, it is far past time to move on. Too be completely honest, vanity is a factor in this, but stability trumps all else.
Want to be ready for Diablo 3.. if it is ever released.