I built this system about two years ago, and it cost about $1500cdn then. Since then I have added about $500-600cdn of upgrades.
CM Centurion Case w/ custom side + top windows 2x80mm CM fans on side panel. 1x CM fan rear exaust. 1x 120mm front intake. 1x 120mm top blowhole. Controled by Vantec Nexus 5.25" 1x Sunbeam Blue CCFL P4c 2.8ghz 800mhz FSB @ stock (Bios has no OC options) Asus P4R800-VM 2x512mb Kingston PC3200 Value. eVga 6600gt AGP @ 575/1150 w/ stock cooler and AS5 applied 80GB Seagate 7200rpm IDE HDD Terrible 450W PSU that came with my old case Aopen 52x CDR/RW LG DVD-ROM 16x Sony Floppy
Pardon the horrible pics, I have no digicam and this is the best my cell can manage.
Yes I realize my case lacks any form of wire management. I am switching out parts and messing with things so much that there isn't really any point.