Hmmm, good info that, I was fearing as much.
I've got a cash-back offer on the motherboard (ASUS ROG in Germany, 25€) till the end of this month, and the Asus Maximus V gene for 125€ ~100£ is a steal...
A64 3700+ (San Diego)
2 GB DDR400 OCZ Platinum EL 2-3-2-5 1T
X1800XT 512mb Sapphire
200GB Samsung SP2004C 24" Asus something 1920x1080