Our favorite full tower case:
Fractal Design Define XL Black Pearl w/ USB 3.0 ATX Full Tower Silent PC Computer Case
Our favorite A/V storage drive:
Western Digital WD AV-GP WD30EURS 3TB 64MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5″ Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
Intel Z77 Motherboards
We like MSI for quality and reliability. This is the best value for a motherboard with a Thunderbolt port.
MSI Z77A-GD80 LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard with UEFI BIOS and Thunderbolt