The Xonar is a good audio card for cheap. I had it but changed it. Right now I am using and Essence STX from Asus and it is better but also more expensive. You won't have EAX and stuff on that or not as good as creative.
I would chose the Forte or Essence STX. You can go on headfi.org as...
I would second the Corsair power supply. I got a modular 850W pro and it is incredible. I love the small cables and it is very silent. I am not sure if the non modular psu have the same small cables though.
You could get a single 4870 instead of the X2. Simple ... around 230-260 for the 512MB version.
Lower would be 4850 as Soultribunal said.
The ones closest on the Nvidia side to the 4870 512MB are the 9800GTX+ or the first GTX260 model.
You could do AMD also if you want with other parts jdrom17 listed. If you don't overclock it seems to be better.
GIGABYTE GA-MA770-UD3 AM2+/AM2 AMD 770 ATX AMD Motherboard
AMD Athlon 64 X2 7760 Kuma 2.7GHz SocketAM2+ 95W Dual-Code black edition
Total 625.87$ USD before any shipping or taxes...
He said he didnt want to build up. Thats why I said DELL. I got a laptop 3 years ago from them and its been running fine, it was mainstream inspiron. I don't use it now because it is just too bulky to carry around compared to netbooks.
Hello Sky, I think you should double check the trade-up program policies from BFG. I started the process for my GTX280 to the GTX285 and the price difference is 20$
Here is a quote from my email from BFG "The Trade Up Value of the GTX 285 1024 OCX PCIE2 is $419.99. The price you paid for the...
If you like superheroes and stuff there is also DCU Online that is being made. You can have some information here on gamespy. GameSpy: DC Universe Online
It looks very nice, I can't say if it will be better then champion online as I don't have enough knowledge about that one. Running on the...
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