ok i am about to build a htpc to hook up to my 32" lcd thur dvi.i want to know yall input on somethings.I want to know what is the best video card and tv turner card.I also want to know if mce would be a good os for it or just us xp.here are some pics of the case i have order.I have order the cpu,mobo and hsf and the ram.I still need to get a video card and tv turned.a newer dvd burner,other 512 chip of ram,get a better psu and get a bigger hdd like maybe a 250gig hdd.please give me yalls input on this project.Also the case will be painted flat black on the outside and the inside will be paint a with glow in the dark paint.
here are the specs for the project
cpu-Intel Celeron D 310 Prescott 2.13GHz 256KB L2 Cache Socket 478
mobo-ECS 848P-A (V2.0) Socket 478 Intel 848P
ram-BUFFALO Select 512MB 184-Pin DDR SDRAM DDR 400
hdd-Hitachi 80.0GB 7200RPM 8mb buffer
keyboard&mouse combo- Adesso 2.4GHz RF Wireless Mini USB
dvd burner-sony i forget the spec on the sony dvd burner