I wanted to thank everybody for all of y'alls help! I have finally decided on my studio. I have ordered all my stuff and my studio gear should be arriving in the next two weeks. Heres what I've decided to go with. DAW from Scott @ adkproaudio.com... (almost everything else came from him too!) AMD - Athlon 64 X2 4800 2.4G 2 x 1meg Cache (rackmount), 2gig ddr ram 1 - 80gig system harddrive, 2 - 320gig audio/plugin harddrives (all 7200) Cubase 4 2 - Presonus Firepods 2 - Mackie HR626 Reference Monitors 1 - Blueberry mic 1 - PreSonus Eureka 2 - 19 LCD ACER Video Monitors 1 - CME UF8 MIDI master keyboard (controller) 1 - Raxxess System 1 Studio Desk 1 - Behringer - PowerPlay PRO 8 HA8000 (headphone amp_ 3 - Sennheiser HD280 Pro headphones I believe that's about it. Lemmie know what you guys think!