Originally Posted by Aquinus
Yes, but you don't need to go with a vendor to legally obtain a tower if you go with a PC with Windows. In that case you can build it and not give HP or Dell (who has just been bought by Microsoft,) where you do with Apple. Granted skt2011 Xeons aren't cheap either.
Unless you get the Xeon E5-2620 though. Might only be 2Ghz (2.5Ghz turbo), but it's 6-core with hyper-threading with a 95-watt TDP for ~400 USD.
Always cheaper when you can build it yourself, providing for 200 is a bit harder.