a friend of my mother called me wanting me to build here a box to for word processing and for her son to play fps games on. he's mainly wanting to play DF BHD and RavenShield.
here's what i've come up with for 555 bucks, and it goes a little somethin like this...

EP-8RDA+ $83.00
2500 Barty $87.00
ALPHA PAL6035MUC. Heat Sink + Fan. 60mm X 60mm. $25.99 GEIL 256MB PC-3200 (400MHz) DDR RAM w/hs $40.00
GEIL 256MB PC-3200 (400MHz) DDR RAM w/hs $40.00
Foxconn Super Case Model# PC-132 w/350W $25.00
MITSUMI 16X DVD ROM Model DM-2000TE OEM $35.99
MITSUMI D359M3 FDD 1.44MB 3.5INCH - OEM $6.50
Seagate 40GB 7200rpm Barracuda $65.00 Microsoft 114 keys Internet Keyboard PS/2 . $16.00
Logitech Optical Wheel Mouse PS/2 $12.00
CHAINTECH A-GX20 TI-4200 128MB $119.00

Subtotal $555.48

pretty good heh? for some black hawk down and splinter celly, unreal 2, and UT2k3, and Raven Shield..