Bada55 CPU for $2k


LM4K helped me out in designing a system that could handle heavy processing and OpenGL graphics for $2k or less, and here is what he came up with:
CPU: Intel – BX80601965 – Core i7 965 – $999
Memory: GeIL – N82E16820144291 – 6GB (3 x 2GB) – $124.99
Motherboard: Gigabyte – GA-EX58-UD3R-SLI – $209.99
GPU: Gigabyte – GV-N275UD-896H – GTX 275 896MB – $249
PSU: Corsair – CMPSU-620HX – 620W Modular – $149.99
HDD: Hitachi – HTS723232L9A360 – 2.5″ 320GB 7200RPM – $68.99
HDD Adapter: StarTech – BRACKET25 – 2.5″ to 3.5″ HDD Adapter – $18.99
DVD: Pioneer – DVR-217DBK – 20X DVD-R – $26.99
Case: Lian Li – PC-A05N – Black Mini Tower Case – $89
Total = $1936.94
Build photos here. All hail the Love Monkey 4000.