A friend of mine is looking to get a new machine he was going to get an all in one sony vaio, but for $1600 I think I could build him a way better machine… Here is what I came up with so far, none of which I have really checked for the best prices online yet.
ATI All-In-Wonder® 9800 Pro 128MB AGP Video Card (link) – $250-400
Not sure of which case I like the Antec, he likes the Lanboy.
Antec PlusView 1080AMG PC Tower Case (link) – $159
Super Lanboy Aluminum Super Mini Tower Case (link) – $89
Athlon XP 3200 (400mhz FSB) – $111
Asus A7V600 Motherboard (link) – $55
1GB PC3200 DDR – (link) – $113 or maybe 2 gig for about $348
Western Digital 160GB Caviar® 7200 Hard Drive – (link) – $99