:c: MOBO: ASUS P4PE/R/L/SATA Brain: Pentium 4 2.4BGHz 512K 533MHz CPU Northwood P478 Display: MATROX G550 32MB DDR 4x AGP Audio : WD "SPECIAL EDITION" 80GB 7200RPM 8mb cash OS:WD "SPECIAL EDITION" 40GB 7200RPM 8mb cash CDR: PLEXTOR PX-W4012TA/SW 40x12x40 CD-RW I/O: either Aardvark Q10 or Something else under a grand. (sugjestions) I am still looking at these and also cases/power Sound Good? I will Let you all know how it goes. Here is a question: Which operating system would you say is better win2K Pro or XP Pro? I currently have syntrillium cooleditpro but will eventualy be using Cubase i think. "lets go for a ride"