Budget Range: Hoping for less than $1,000 after shipping
System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, Recording Over-the-air programs, watching blu ray movies
Are you buying a monitor: No
Parts to Upgrade: All new complete/total build.
Do you need to buy OS: Yes
Please note that if you're using an OEM license of Windows, you will need a new one when buying a new motherboard.
Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Newegg or wherever the best deal is.
Location: City, State/Region, Country - Southwest, Florida - US
Parts Preferences: No preference
Overclocking: Maybe - if it is a fairly straightforward process
SLI or Crossfire: Maybe - if needed
Your Monitor Resolution: 720p HDTV
Additional Comments: This will be in a living room. I would like to keep it as quite as possible.
And Most Importantly, Why Are You Upgrading: I would like to have one box for all my needs. I would like to be able to play games like Fallout, the newer Batman games, GTA IV or V on very high res settings along with using retro emulators for NES and the like.
Include a list of any parts you have already selected - none.