I took an old filthy, ratty cabinet and rebuilt it from the ground up. $150 for the cabinet and $800 for the rest. Less than $1000 total for mine. Haver a dual-core dell pc running hyperspin. Klipsch speakers w/sub, cup holders, x-arcade 2 player game pad, aimtrak lightguns, custom art-work, whole 9 yards. I had no prior experience and it took me 2-3 full months to complete from start to finish. Fun project and turned out awesome. It's a real treat to do it yourself and have it truly custom. Plus I didn't skimp on components or anything and still came out $1000 or less and compared to $3000-5000 prices of what I've seen online, that was dirt cheap. Plus what I've seen online you don't even get the full hyperspin setup arcade machines. Usually mame cabinets only. I have about 30-40 game systems setup in hyperspin on mine. Highly second the above and if you can, build and set it up yourself.