1st Time HTPC Build - How does this look?

I think that I am ready to place the order but I thought I should check with you guys first. Please let me know if you see any problems with the configuration below or if you think that there is a better option available. As stated in the description, this will be my first build so I want to make sure that I am not forgetting about anything... I am pretty sure that I am going overkill for a HTPC but I just want to make sure that it will be a machine that will last a few years and handle anything thrown at it. Any information you can provide will be appreciated!

Approximate Purchase Date: Now/This week 

Budget Range: About $1000.00 

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Downloading/Watching Video, Internet 

Parts Not Required: Keyboard, Mouse, Monitor (42" Panasonic), Speakers, OS (Windows 7 x64), Remote Control (Harmony 880) 

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Newegg.com 

Country of Origin: San Juan, PR 

Parts Preferences: None 

Overclocking: Maybe 

SLI or Crossfire: Maybe 

Monitor Resolution: 1920x1200 (I just chose the highest to be ready for future TV's) 

Additional Comments: 
SSD for the OS 
Something like 4TB of HDD space for storage 
Blu-ray Combo Drive 
Internal WiFi/N 
Internal Card Reader 
Quiet/Efficient Cooling 
TV Tuner Card (I don't need it now but I will eventually want to add one) 

Case:
SILVERSTONE Black Aluminum front panel, 0.8 mm SECC body Lascala Series LC20B-M ATX Media Center / HTPC Case
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811163063

Processor:
Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80623I52500K
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115072

Processor Cooler:
COOLER MASTER Intel Core i5 compatible GeminII S RR-CCH-PBU1-GP 120mm Sleeve CPU Cooler
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835103046

Thermal Paste:
Mad Dog Techie Toyz Arctic Silver 5 Polysynthetic Silver Thermal Compound - Thermal paste
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0002VFXFE/ref=ox_sc_act_title_4?ie=UTF8&m=AZCEI3EMXUPTH

Mother Board:
Gigabyte Intel Z68 Micro ATX LGA 1155 Motherboard (GA-Z68MA-D2H-B3)
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004ZBHMN8/ref=ox_sc_act_title_2?ie=UTF8&m=ATVPDKIKX0DER

Ram:
G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBXL
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231428

SSD (OS):
Crucial M4 CT064M4SSD2 2.5" 64GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820148441

SSD Drive Converter:
SilverStone SDP08 3.5" to 2 x 2.5" Bay Converter
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817997007

HHD's:
2 X SAMSUNG EcoGreen F4 HD204UI 2TB SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822152245

PSU:
SILVERSTONE Strider Plus ST50F-P 500W ATX 12V v2.3 & EPS 12V 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Modular
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817256065

Optical Drive:
Samsung 12x BD-ROM/16x DVD Writer Drive - Retail SH-B123L/RSBP (Black)
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0044683HI/ref=ox_sc_act_title_1?ie=UTF8&m=A23NVCSO4PYH3S

Wireless Card:
Rosewill RNX-N180PCe PCI Express Revision 1.1 Wireless Adapter
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833166063

Card Reader:
Rosewill RCR-IC001 40-in-1 USB 2.0 3.5" Internal Card Reader w/ USB Port / Extra Silver Face Plate
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820223103

Tools:
Rosewill RTK-015 15 Piece Standard Computer Tool Kit
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16899261002

Anti-Static Wrist Strap Grounding Cord with Adjustable Band
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B002O6U65W/ref=ox_sc_act_title_3?ie=UTF8&m=A1THAZDOWP300U
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  1. 99.9% of the time, the only tool you'll ever need is a Philips screw driver.
    All other tools are optional.
    What you may need is your first aid kit as it will contain sharp metal edges so be careful.
  2. This is all well and fine, but what about the O/S itself? You are seeming to say you already have a retail version of Windows 7 64-bit. If so, that's a nice start.

    Overall, I like what you've pieced together. Even if you did have to add the Windows 7 64-bit, still not bad.

    And yes, a TV tuner card would be a nice touch - later on.
  3. Remote control ftw.

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157268 $119.99
    ASRock Z68M-ITX/HT LGA 1155 Intel Z68 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Mini ITX Intel Motherboard

    http://www.asrock.com/mb/overview.asp?Model=Z68M-ITX/HT <----- a better look at that board
  4. Are you saying that the "ASRock Z68M-ITX/HT LGA 1155 Intel Z68 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Mini ITX Intel Motherboard" is a better MB for my setup? I just read that the GA-Z68MA-D2H-B3 was a good one.

    Yes, I have a copy of Windows 7 x64 ready to rock.

    Do you guys think that I need more cooling? It will be in an entertainment center, so not a ton of fresh cool air.
  5. Why_Me said:
    Remote control ftw.

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157268 $119.99
    ASRock Z68M-ITX/HT LGA 1155 Intel Z68 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Mini ITX Intel Motherboard

    http://www.asrock.com/mb/overview.asp?Model=Z68M-ITX/HT <----- a better look at that board


    This mouse is better
    or maybe this keyboard/trackpad
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