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I am building my first HTPC and would like some opinions on my components thus far...

Case - Silverstone LC16S
Processor - 2.66GHz Core 2 Quad Q8400, considering upgrading to Core i7-920
Motherboard-Gigabyte Technology Gigabyte GA-E7AUM-DS2H, considering upgrading to ASUS P6T if i go with the Core i7
Ram - 4GB DDR2 or 6GB DDR3 if i upgrade
HD - Segate 1 TB...might at a 300GB for speedy boot drive
Optical Drive - Pioneer BDR-203 Blu-ray Disc Burner
Graphics Card -GIGABYTE GV-R487-512H-B
Sound Card - Asus Xonar HDAV 1.3
Power - 600W
OS - Windows Vista or wait for new Windows 7

Any suggestions/comments would be greatly appreciated!

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Build list looks pretty good. as far as OS thats totally up to you. you could always install Vista and use it prematurely and when 7 come s out you could always do fresh install.
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