Well, the board, box and PS are new but the drives are used, many are pulls but hey a WD 250G on sale for $19, yeah I got that. ps - the deal is still around! (Western Digital WD2500AAJS Caviar Blue 250GB 8MB 7200RPM 3.5" Desktop Hard Drive)
So now I'm running a 3.88G AMD 4-core at 3rd-wave price and the speed even at quiet/low power setting is just amazing
I need to get a SATA disk burner so I can make a 64-bit Ubuntu boot disk, it's running 32-bit now Ubuntu now. I see a reasonable LG supposed to ship 'locally', time to order.