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Comrade Stryker

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Hey geekstogo.com, I'm an old gamer (not in age, but I play older games) but I'm looking to build myself a new gaming computer that will handle every new game that comes out between now and hopefully 2011. It might be a big thing to look for when building a computer, but I really need it to last me a long time as money will be getting tight in the future and I won't be able to buy upgrades too often.

Price isn't much of a concern right now because I'm going to be saving up every dollar I get and put it into this machine. So far, I have a bit of a layout setup, but I'm missing a few things and haven't exactly gone into everything to see that it's all compatible. So basically what I'm asking is if there is something on the list that probably isn't high enough grade to last me a few years, just point it out and maybe show me something to replace it. Also, if something is not compatible with another piece of the PC I'd really appreciate if you'd point it out because I know a very minimal amount of information about computers.

Incase anyone is wondering what the PC will be used for explicitly, I'll be playing a huge variety of games, listening to a lot of music (stored on an external hard drive) watch movies (also on the hard drive) and burn CDs and DVDs.

Thanks for any and all help, hopefully this PC will be wicked sweet when it's made.

Tower Case: ThermalTake Tsunami - http://www.tigerdire...p;Sku=T925-4006
Cost (Approx): $146.99

Power Supply Unit: Ultra LS600 Lifetime Series 600W Power Supply – http://www.tigerdire...p;Sku=ULT-LS600
Cost (Approx): $85.73

Motherboard: EVGA nforce 780i SLI Motherboard -http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applications/searchtools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=3523225&csid=_21
Cost (Approx): $272.99

Memory: 2x Crucial 1024MB PC4200 - http://www.tigerdire...a...37&csid=_21
Cost (Approx): $34.98

Video Card: Nvidia GeForce 9800 GTX – http://www.tigerdire...mp;Sku=P56-9802
Cost (Approx): $179.99

Sound Card: Creative Labs Sound Blaster X-Fi XtremeGamer PCI Sound Card - http://www.tigerdire...mp;Sku=C44-3350
Cost (Approx): $109.99

Hard Drive: Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 1TB Hard Drive - http://www.tigerdire...a...290&CatId=8
Cost (Approx): $179.99

Speakers: Logitech X-540 Surround Sound Speakers - http://www.tigerdire...a...86&CatId=98
Cost (Approx): $85.99

Keyboard & Mouse: Logitech Cordless Desktop S510 Keyboard and Mouse Combo - http://www.tigerdire...a...193&CatId=9
Cost (Approx): $48.99

Monitor: LG W2042TQ-BF 20" Widescreen LCD Monitor - http://www.tigerdire...a...&CatId=1410
Cost (Approx): $219.99

I'm pretty sure I'm missing CD/DVD roms, but I couldn't find anything that seemed to stand out from the competition so if anyone has any ideas, it would be much appreciated.
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