Development machine


I'm looking to build a development machine and need advice.

My requirements are:

1. To be able to run Visual Studio 2010 fast and be quick at compiling and debugging,
2. I need at least 2 monitors, ideally 4 monitors with at least 1280x1024 resolution per monitor
1. Need to run a couple of VM's, they will not be running 100% CPU power each all at the same time, they will generally be idling and only 1 VM will be 100% CPU at any given time, so will need lots of RAM, I don't think I will be able to cope with less that 8Gb RAM

Can someone please recommend me the cheapest possible spec to cover my requirements?
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  1. Approximate Purchase Date: ASAP

    Budget Range: To fit above requirement at the cheapest possible price

    System Usage from Most to Least Important: Development

    Parts Not Required: (e.g.: keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers, OS) Monitors, speakers, OS

    Preferred Website(s) for Parts:,

    Country: UK

    Parts Preferences: Intel, NVidia

    Overclocking: No

    SLI or Crossfire: Maybe

    Monitor Resolution: >= 1280x1024

    Additional Comments: Must be cheap and must be able to get the job done as described in the first post above.
  2. Have I done something wrong or missed something out? This is an urgent question, want to go and get the hardware before 5pm today. Otherwise I will have to wait till tomorrow.
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