I built my first computer in January 2011. Here’s the end result!

I can’t wait to help Satori build her own computer when she’s ready.

2011 SPECS

CPU Intel Core i7 950 $294.99
OS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit $99.00
Motherboard ASUS Sabertooth X58 LGA1366 $159.24
Case Antec Twelve Hundred ATX $159.99
Memory CORSAIR XMS3 6GB DDR3 TR3X6G1600C9 $89.99
Graphics Card Sapphire Radeon HD 6870 1 GB $239.99
CPU Fan Zalman CNPS9900ALED $64.43
PSU CORSAIR CMPSU-850HX $158.99
Hard Drive Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB WD1002FAEX $89.99
DVD Drive Lite-On LightScribe 24x SATA DVD/RW $25.99
$1,382.60
Rebates Corsair RAM -$20.00
Sapphire Radeon HD 6870 Video Card -$20.00
Corsair PSU -$20.00
$1,322.60
Additions Later
Memory (12gb total) CORSAIR XMS3 6GB DDR3 TR3X6G1600C9 $89.99
2nd video card Sapphire Radeon HD 6870 1 GB $239.99
Rebates -$40.00
$1,612.58