k guys...here a jist of my pc config.. ATHLON XP 2400+ ASUS A7N266 VM/SE 256 DDR 40 GB HDD 300W power supply i had upgraded my pc 2 yrs back but made a gr8 mistake by choosing this mobo with just an AGP4x slot.. now i got myself into big trouble not able to play san andreas,half life2,doom3,driver etc etc...so pls help me out...my idea is as follows..pls give corresponding products with rates,buy back rate for my old mobo,HDD&RAM...and also any modifications as such whereever u feel like...my budjet-25k 1.my vendor said mobo's with agp8x slot such as the ASUS A8N etc etc require a display card compulsarily to show the display..?????-is it true....or is my vendor an ignorant geek!!?? 2.I need an ASUS or MSI mobo with pci express slot...pls suggest one..with 533 MHz bus 3.about 1GB 533Mhz RAM.is it really worth going in for DDR2(r they into the market??) or can i settle down with just DDR....guess i will have to go for higher mobos if i need DDR2??? 4.a 80GB or 160GB HDD....7200rpm preferably 5.here comes the gr8 trouble..pls keep the games i said in mind and i want to be able to play all games that will be released for another 2-2.5 yrs atleast....what i have in mind is the common gforce fx 5600...or is anythin better?(budjet-9k) 6.pls suggest suitable mainboards in both ASUS and MSI for the gforce fx 5600 and ati radeon..xxxx...(within 9k) 7.is my power supply enough...i got a dvd writer,combo drive,cd-drive,Network Interface Card,TV tuner card and of course the yet to be installed graphics card..... thanks...!!