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Want cheap and low cost htpc and spec check

medicalgiant

Established Member
I am looking at a htpc upgrade, but I want it to use less power and make less noise. Have I chosen the correct parts? Are there any ammendments I can make?

I want to use it for recording freeview tv, using MCE2005 watching downloaded material and surfing the internet when required.

Gigabyte GA-MA780GM-S2H
http://www.lambda-tek.com/componentshop/index.pl?origin=gbase29.4&prodID=1568604

Corsair 2GB Kit (2x1GB) DDR2 800MHz/PC2-6400 XMS2 Memory Non-ECC Unbuffered CL5 Heat Spreader Lifetime Warranty.
http://www.play.com/PC/PCs/4-/34357...Matched-DDR2-Dual-Channel-Memory/Product.html

AMD Athlon 64 X2 4850e 2.5GHz Socket AM2 Energy Efficient 1MB L2 Cache
http://www.ebuyer.com/product/144638

1TB Western Digital Caviar - Green Power - SATA2 - 16MB (WD10EACS)
http://www.tekheads.co.uk/s/product?product=609436

Extra Value Sonata MATX MediaCenter Case - With 220W PSU 20+4pin.
http://www.stak.com/store/viewItem.asp?idProduct=9529
or:
Antec NSK 2480
http://www.ebuyer.com/product/130945 (would prefer total black case)

Pinnacle 3010IX PCTV Dual Hybrid Pro PVR / PCI Express / DVB-T/Analogue TV Tuner
http://www.play.com/PC/PCs/4-/53253...DVB-T-Analogue-TV-Tuner-Whitebox/Product.html

LG GH22LP20 22x Internal IDE DVDRW Lightscribe Drive Retail kit inc Bezels.
http://www.play.com/PC/PCs/4-/5985209/-/Product.html?searchstring=LG+GH22LP20&searchsource=0

Got remote control and sensor for Windows MCE2005, Keysonic keyboard from my old system.

I am just wondering if anyone can help with the above questions and the following:

1. What have I forgotten?
2. Any improvements?
3. Which case?

Thank you.
 

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