Decided to upgrade my old P-III, so I made a list of what to buy: Athlon XP 1800+ 1.73GHz 3D (15days) $81 Thermalright AX7 $28 Silencer 8x8cm Ball Bearing Case Fan, 80mm $9 ECS K7S5A, ATX, Socket A, LAN Retail (1yr) $59 (very tough question) Seagate Barracuda IV 80GB $90 Radeon 8500 128MB DDR retail $160 to keep: 250W ATX PC-133 256 M-Audio Delta 410 Lite-on DVD to buy later: Black Hydraulic mid-tower ATX $52 Enermax Ultra-Cool Fan $7 Zalman ZM300A-APF $80 ThermalTake Crystal Orb $13 Now I need to chill out a bit and prepare some funds. What do you think, is it balanced or not? I had the hardest time choosing mobo, decided with ECS K7S5A because it's cheap, stable, supports PC-133 and it's not VIA , but maybe I'm completely wrong here. Radeon 8500 128MB probably doesn't fit in the whole picture, but from what I've read it's most important part for films and gaming, - the video card. As for work and office my current PIII is more then enough.