I am building desktop computer for the 1st time. I do light video editing in Sony Vegas and light video gaming. I also plan to use it for development of websites in WordPress, little bit of Photoshop - tasks I don't need much power. Still, I want to make it powerful and last a long time. I have put together this configuration. I am 100% certain about the computer case you see below - I love the look and feel of it and it has great ratings on the Internet. I have two 24 inch monitors - one is Display Port and another one is DVI. So I have picked a video card which supports both inputs so I don't have to buy adapters. Computer case supports 4 Hard Drives, so I want to use up all slots with 3GB Hard Drives and use the front bay for RAID 1 solution. I plan to store data on one top Hard Drive on the front and with RAID 1 setup that data should automatically copy itself to the 2nd Hard Drive. If I ever need to go somewhere and I need data from desktop, I plan just to pull out 2nd Hard Drive from hot swapable bay at the front and take it with me. I hope this can work. I am realying on someone experienced out there to tell me if it will.
And last, if things get complicated, I will take my build to local Fry's and they said they will let me work on it under guidance of technician which is great.