Thread: My first HTPC
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Old 12-30-08, 12:53 PM   #1
aimlessnub
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Default My first HTPC

Hello everyone, i decided to start the new year with a new computer . This is going to be my first build ever, so i need your guys help. i have a 40inch samsung that i got on blackfriday and i want to build a htpc/gaming rig, enough to play bluray movies smoothly and some basic gaming (counterstrike,wc3,etc).

case: http://www.frozencpu.com/products/81...ack.html#blank - $165
mobo: ASUS P5Q Pro LGA 775 Intel P45 - $130
cpu: Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 Kentsfield 2.4GHz - $190
HDD: Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EACS 1TB SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive - $105
cooler: Scythe SCMNJ-1000 80mm Sleeve "NINJA MINI" CPU Cooler - $40
tv-tuner: AVerMedia AVerTV Combo PCIe ATSC/NTSC/QAM TV Tuner Card (White Box)w/L-P Bracket 7 95522 96058 0 PCI-Express x1 - $90
memory: still looking for something cheap and reliable, anyone?
GPU: also need help

i was going to get an antec htpc case until i saw the lian li case, which completely won me over hahah, im not sure if all this parts will fit in the case, does it look good this build? can anyone shed some light on this?
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