ASUS S775 P5K Core 2 Motherboard $209
DDR2 2GB Corsair 667MHz PC5300 RAM Value Select Kit $119
ASUS 8600GT 256M PCIe Video Card $189
320GB Western Digital KS 7200rpm 16M SATA HDD $119
Antec SOLO Mini Tower Case (No PS) $149
Zalman 460W Noiseless Power Supply $139
Pioneer DVR-212D 18xDVD DL Burner SATA Black $59
Hmm...that's almost affordable. And it's $300 cheaper than the system I spec'ed out four months ago, but with a faster processor, twice the RAM and a bigger hard drive. :p Gotta love technology.