by Daniel S. Evans "DIY PC builders, rejoice! If you always need to have the most cutting-edge system - cost be damned - then the news of Intel's latest chip probably has you reaching for your credit card. The new Intel Core i7-980X Extreme Edition CPU is a six-core chip that promises crazy-fast performance (and a hefty $1,000 price tag), the kind that will have you seriously considering scrapping the Core i7-975 system that you just built. We wanted to put together a system worthy of such power. This system is equally appealing to a casual user who's willing to invest in building a state of the art PC that will last you at least 5 to 7 years and possibly longer." more http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2361201,00.asp in Comments: cheungster March 11, 2010 5:29am "Didn't see a total anywhere on the page, but i came up with $3826 for everything listed"