Hi guys. Kaustubh here.same old question. sorry for starting a new thread. well i want to buy a new rig basically for playing games and animation purpose. taking everything in considerations i have made up my mind on buying an INTEL sys.due to its HT tech. am i right? OR shud i go for AMD? i have enlisted the components. P4 3.0 ghz HT 915 pci-e.(or should i stick to 865.) 1gb ram (bought the hynix before for Rs.4100 i.e 512*2 (for 2050*2)) a really cool cabinet (approx Rs.1500) good optical mouse and keyboard(basically for animation i.e maya and 3ds max) a graphics card may be geforce 6600 pci-e(gettin for Rs.5800 donno the company though) or 6600gt.(budget Rs.12000) good 2.1 speakers(having a sony 8500W home theater at home so no need of a 5.1) sony dual layer dvd writer(Rs.4500) 17" svga monitor.(not goin for lcd coz having one at home and is not suitable for animation purpose) also please mention the other components missed by me. thnx guys. please reply asap as i have to buy the sys within few days. also i live in PUNE. so PUNEITES ur help would be most welcomed and needed the most. thnx everyone.