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Plague or Noise?

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I've just started collecting and putting my Chaos Marines together. Originally I was thinking about going with an extremely Undivided army, but some of the god-specific stuff is starting to look pretty appealing. Unfortunately I only have so much money to put into this army, and I don't want to strain the limits of my friends' tolerance of "counts as."

I generally don't play in tournaments, so I'm not too worried about that. As for the armies I'll be playing against, one friend has Space Marines and Orks, one has Eldar and Tyranids, one has Space Wolves and Tyranids, one has Blood Angels, one has just Orks and one just has Imperial Guard. Another friend is going to get Necrons as soon as he has some money to spend on it. I'm generally the only Chaos player--I figured someone has to do it--but I also have Daemons, if we try to get someone into Warhammer and they need an army.

I know this is a pretty varied list of armies, but I'm trying to decide what would be the best investment for playing against them--regular Chaos Marines, Plague Marines or decked out Noise Marines?
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Well It depends upon what you want your army to do (thanks to jasonfly for explaining these terms to me still a 40k noob) Footslogging, Mech Close Combat, Shooty, Hybrid between CC and Shooty. TBH you would probably benefit from a well balanced army mixing in elements of each so that you have all bases covered. But as for the PM's Vs. NM'S PM's will survive better due to the toughness but you could inflict mass damage with lash prince and noise marines due to the templates. (use lash prince to mess with the layout of troops and bunch them together so that the template covers as many as possible and "nuke" them.
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