I have had the urge to build a PC for many years, but I have always bought pre-built, because I always found really good deals. Over the years I have done many component upgrades/replacements and the desire to build from scratch has persisted. Around the first of this year I decided to finally do it and have been gathering parts and finally ordered the remaining parts today. Here are the parts I have (or are awaiting delivery:
The SSD listed was the closest to the one I ordered, everything else is listed correctly. Fortunately my total was significantly less and I was able to use about $500 worth of rewards cards I saved from my employer - also have about $100 in rebates to collect.
I cannot wait until the final parts arrive so I can assemble this thing! Should be running by next weekend.