Budget: *can't decide at moment* . . .
Computer Use: Running Linux (Mint, Ubuntu, or others) natively and run Windows in a virtual machine
When I'd buy/build: Sometime by holiday next year . . .
Other Notes: No interest in overclocking or watercooling.
CPU: Intel Core i7-3770K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD5H-WB ATX LGA1155 Motherboard
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory
Storage: Sandisk Extreme 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive
Storage: Samsung 850 EVO-Series 250GB 2.5" Solid State Drive
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 3TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive
Video Card: PowerColor Radeon HD 7970 3GB Video Card
Case: Cooler Master HAF X ATX Full Tower Case
Power Supply: SeaSonic G 550W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate Full (64-bit) (virtual machine)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 (64 bit, for the few directX 12 games) (virtual machine)
Operating System: Linux (Mint, Ubuntu, or some other distro) (native)
Monitor: Asus PB278Q 60Hz 27.0" Monitor
Monitor: LG 22MP55HQ-P 60Hz 22.0" Monitor
Keyboard: Microsoft SIDEWINDER X4 Wired Gaming Keyboard
Games I'd like to run: See steam games (http://steamcommunity.com/id/DlfC/games/?tab=all ) and wishlist: (http://steamcommunity.com/id/DlfC/games/?tab=all) along with probably anything from GOG (that may or may not be on steam). Along with retail discs (either through Wine/PlayonLinux or virtual machine of Windows).