rate my build please

I am building a machine for video editing and general computing. I also want to experiment with OC'ing. Please give me your thoughts.

config so far:
# ANTEC, Performance One P180 Silver Mid Tower Computer Case, ATX, 450W PSU

# ASUS, P5K Deluxe/WiFi-AP, LGA775, Intel P35

# INTEL, Core 2 Duo Q6600 Quad-Core, 2.4GHz

# TUNIQ, Tower 120 CPU Cooler, Socket 478/775/754/939/940/AM2, Aluminum

# MUSHKIN, 2GB (2 x 1GB) eXtreme Performance PC2-6400 DDR2 800MHz w/ EPP CL4 (4-4-3-10)

# SEAGATE, 320GB Barracuda 7200.10, SATA II 300MB/s, 7200-RPM, 16MB cache

# LINKSKEY, LKA-CR15B Black Internal 19-in-1 Card Reader/Writer Drive, 3.5" Bay, USB

# MICROSOFT, Windows Vista Home Premium Edition 32-bit, OEM

# + Some cheap video card :-)
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  1. Nice choices Texas especially if you are experimenting...

    I dont think i can pick on anything there at all.

    Enjoy your experiment
  2. Nice system. should do 3.0ghz easy.
    For video if your are not gaming. you may want a 7600GT(so you at least have some power)
    or 8600(for its video acceleration, but your quad will do it all for you if you want. This card is not recommended for games.)
  3. Maybe a Corsair 520HX PSU?

    Vista will need a decent video card. 8600 is actually your best choice if you're not playing games. It's relatively cheap, silent, has HD support.

    If you don't need wi-fi or Firewire get the GA-P35-DS3R mobo.
  4. Yeah, I was bummed to discover that the GA-P35C-DS3R didnt have firewire. That is key for the video downloading tho.

    What about the ASUS P5K (not deluxe). I dont really need the wi-fi, but figured the deluxe would be significantly better for OC??

    Any thoughts on the RAM?
  5. The Deluxe accepts more SATA devices, has wi-fi, more RAID types, better onboard audio and S/PDIF output, and yes apparently it's easier to overclock. I would probably get the Deluxe, even at $100 more. I read that the P5K overclocks a bit better than the GA-P35, by the way.

    I've never used Mushkin RAM but I hear it's good. Lots of people here like SuperTalent or Corsair too. I have OCZ and it's fine. I'll let the experts handle this one.

    Edit: how about GA-P35-DS3P, this one has FireWire.
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