Not to sure if this is helpful but I built mine and have had a blast.
Like I say the only problems I've had were my fault not the machine ,
I'm still learning. Good Luck
Lian Li case PC-7 Plus ( added 3rd fan topside )
ASUS P5N-E SLI
Intel Core 2 Duo Processor E6600
( replaced stock cooler with an ASUS P5A2-8SB3W )
2 GiG Corsair XMS2 DDR2 matched
Twin Seagate 320's , ( yes I pulled the jumpers )
EVGA E - GeForce 7600 GT
Staples 19 " LCD which turns out to be a Toshiba
; went into bios and disabled JMicron , ( don't know for sure if it did anything but no problems with Edgy and now Fiesty ) , oh and had to enable OS control of machine settings or something to that effect , am using onboard ethernet card also .
Asus Combo Drive CD/DVD ( cd burner only , plays DVD'S great and cd's )
500 watt Antec Smartpower 2.0 -- Creative Soundblaster Audigy SE ( it makes good noise ! )
The extra fan is noisy as in cheap but it blows !
My first build and I was nervous to say the least and elated when it posted first time and it still works ! Woohoo UBUNTU !
John 14 : 18