To preface, I want to build a small, computing for my finacee. She's a light user, so the optimal system will be a low-power, small form factor system (I'm thinking HTPC size). Most importantly -- I would really like to find a very "sleek" case (perhaps something approaching the sleek factor of the mac mini? Would be willing even to spend a little more for the right look...
Approximate Purchase Date: (e.g.: this week (the closer the better)) Within the next week
Budget Range: (e.g.: 600-800) Before / After Rebates $750-900 USD after rebates
System Usage from Most to Least Important: (e.g.: Folding@Home, gaming, surfing the internet, watching movies) Light casual usage: surfing the internet, viewing photos, streaming video, listening to music.
Parts Not Required: (e.g.: keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers, OS) **Include Power Supply Make & Model If Re-using** keyboard,mouse,monitor,speakers, OS
Preferred Website(s) for Parts: (e.g.: newegg.com, ncix.com -- to show us selection & pricing) newegg.com
Country: (e.g.: India) we need to know where these parts are being assembled USA
Parts Preferences: by brand or type (e.g.: I would like to use an AMD CPU & Biostar mobo with a 24" LCD and full tower case) N/A