Computer Build (revised, last check, ordering tonight, everything ok?)

Okay, I am ordering these parts tonight, so I just want one final look over from the people here at Tom's Hardware.
Here it is:

CPU:
Intel Core 2 Duo E2180 @2.0Ghz Dual-Core $90
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819116052

RAM:
2GB (2x1GB) DDR2 800mhz Mushkin RAM $63
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820146673

Motherboard:
ASUS P5K-E Intel P35 Socket LGA 775 $140
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131196

Video Card:
Sapphire ATI Radeon HD 3870 512mb $250
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102713

Power Supply:
OCZ StealthXstream 500watt ATX PSU $75
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817341012

Hard Drive
250GB Seagate Barracuda16 7,200rpm S-ATA $70
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822148262

CD Drive:
Sony NEC Optiarc CD/DVD Burner/Reade IDE $26
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827118003

Case:
Apevia X-Cruiser-BK ATX Mid Tower $65
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811144151

Operating System:
Microsoft Windows XP Home SP2B 32-bit $90
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16832116056

CPU Cooler:
Zlaman CNPS7000B-ALCU 92mm 2 ball Cooler $25
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835118112

Wireless Adapter:
Linksys wireless PCI Card 32-bit $50
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833124115

Sub-Total: $944
+shipping: $30
Total: $974
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  1. a few changes I would make...

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128059

    no need to spend that much on a mobo imo, this one will do perfectly fine. Then upgrade the processor to a e6550 for allendale.

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115030

    or if that's too much on cost, this.

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115031


    If you are nabbing that 2180 and higher priced mobo to swap out to a penryn in a few months, then nevermind this. But if you plan to make this rig last as is, a e6550 would suit it better, the p35-ds3l lacks Raid, but it shouldn't be an issue with a single drive setup. You'll get more processing performance for your month.

    Once again, if you go penryn, nvm, if you plan to stay with this, e6550, if too expensive, allendale 4300. Besides that, everything looks perfect. I'm not a big fan of Zalman heatsinks, but it should do a good job.
  2. the E4300 is out of stock, and is the E4400 worth the extra $50 for the 2mb cache compared to 1mb cause then they're both 2.0Ghz and the Allendale core
  3. You may want to give this a read.
  4. One other thing. Why the Lynksys WiFi card when the MB you've linked to has built in WiFi?
    And just my personal prefference, but I'd go with a SATA DVD writer, no performance difference, I just don't like IDE cables. ;)
  5. I didn't realize its got built in wifi, and I'll read that now
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