I want to build a computer that can play modern games, mainly halo, for as little as possible to get a good experience playing and, less importantly, to burn cds and dvds. I may try to overclock as well but I do not know for sure, as I haven't done it before.
Antec Performance Plus Case, ModelLUS1080AMG, Retail.
Shuttle nForce2 Ultra 400 Motherboard for AMD Processors, Model "AN35N-Ultra" Retail (cheap but had pretty good reviews on newegg)
SAPPHIRE RADEON 9800SE, 128MB DDR, 128-bit, Dual VGA/TV-Out, 8X AGP, OEM $145.00
AMD Athlon XP 2500+ "Barton", 333 FSB, 512K Cache Processor - Retail
Kingston HyperX 184 Pin 512MB DDR PC3000 - Limited Quantity Offer
SAMSUNG SFD321B/LEB 1.44MB 3.5inch Floppy Disk Drive, OEM Driver Only
WESTERN DIGITAL SPECIAL EDITION 80GB 7200RPM IDE HARD DRIVE, Model WD800JB, OEM DRIVE ONLY
Proview PS720F (Beige) 17" Pure Flat Tube CRT Monitor Retail
$91.00 after $50 dollar rebate
NEC 4x DVD+RW/-RW Drive, Model ND-1300A/GEN w/SW, OEM
$105.00 (mostly good reviews on newegg)
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition with Service Pack SP1a - OEM
(Just to be safe or is it not worth it?)