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My first HTPC build. Need advice please

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May 14, 2013 10:17:27 PM

I am building my first HTPC. Its to play copy of my blue ray movies & dvd movies, tv shows, music, stream network, hulu, you tube, etc and put emulators games on it. Also going to use it to rip my blue ray movies I owned on it. Going to use XMBC software and also plex server.

What do you think of the following Hardware before I ordered it? Thanks

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/Xneu
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/Xneu/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/Xneu/benchmarks/

CPU: Intel Core i3-3225 3.3GHz Dual-Core Processor ($136.99 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: ASRock H77M Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($69.99 @ Amazon)
Memory: G.Skill 4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($37.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Samsung 840 Series 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($100.21 @ Amazon)
Storage: Western Digital WD Green 2TB 3.5" 5400RPM Internal Hard Drive ($91.78 @ Amazon)
Wireless Network Adapter: Rosewill RNX-N250PCe 802.11b/g/n PCI-Express x1 Wi-Fi Adapter ($23.20 @ Amazon)
Case: nMEDIAPC HTPC 6000B HTPC Case ($88.98 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: SeaSonic S12II 380W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($63.19 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: LG WH14NS40 Blu-Ray/DVD/CD Writer ($69.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $682.32
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-05-15 01:08 EDT-0400)

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May 14, 2013 10:25:22 PM

If any plan on gaming add a GTX 650. other than that i don't see a problem
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