help with compatability and choosing parts

this is my first build. i want the experience to be as smooth as possible, i have the idea of how to put everything together and where everything goes but just to be safe is therea good tutorial that makes everything clear possibly with pics?

i already have 2 hard drives from my previous pc,a dvd burner, a dvd drive and a floppy drive.

here are the parts i am thinking of:
processor (don't want to change)
Intel Pentium D 805 Smithfield 533MHz FSB LGA 775 Dual Core
link:http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16819116001

memory
pqi TURBO 1GB (2 x 512MB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM Dual Channel Kit System Memory
link:http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16820141200

fan
ARCTIC COOLING Freezer 7 Pro CPU Cooler - Retail
link:http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16835186134

motherboard

ASUS P5LD2-VM Socket T (LGA 775) Intel 945G Micro ATX Intel Motherboard
link:http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16813131545

case
COOLER MASTER Centurion 5 CAC-T05-WBC Black
link:http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16811119079

video card
Leadtek Geforce 6800 WinFast PX6800 TDH Video Card
link:http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16814122207

there it is , i am unsure about everything except the cpu. Any suggestions on replacements that are better than these that are around or less than their prices?

anything i am missing?

one more thing do i have to reinstall windows xp since the hard drives were in a pc with it installed?

thanks a lot.
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  1. cool, i'll take the
    SAPPHIRE 100131 Radeon X800GTO 256MB GDDR3 AGP 4X/8X Video Card - OEM

    any advice about the motherboard i want to overclock the cpu to about 3ghz
  2. does motherboards have something build in to connect to the internet or do i need a network card.
  3. whats the best motherboard for this chip?

    still searching for answers for other questions.
  4. switched the incompatable motherboard. the auto overclock function seems good. 10% is all i really want.

    so how does it look now?


    still searching for answers for other questions.
  5. does this board have built in ethernet to get on the net? here is the manual

    http://dlsvr03.asus.com/pub/ASUS/mb/socket775/P5LD2-VM/e2281_p5ld2-vm_v2.pdf

    anyone know the answers to my other questions?
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