Please critique my HTPC build

I need to run HD movies and surf the web. No gaming. This is what I have in mind:

AMD A6-3500
Asrock A75M-HVS
Kingston 1X4GB 1333Mhz DDR3

I have 3TB of external HDDs (WD My Books), and I'll probably get a Blu-Ray drive.

Questions:

1. If you think I should change any of the above please let me know.

2. Should I get an SSD HDD? will that give me noticeable improvements when running media apps, or is it overkill?

3. Which case + PSU should I get? I was looking at Antec NSK1480 350W.


Thanks!
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  1. With that budget an SSD would be overkill. I would suggest a Pentium G850. Its about the same price and is a bit faster. http://www.amazon.com/Gigabyte-GA-H61MA-D3V-Intel-Micro-Motherboard/dp/B0079XWO6O/ref=sr_1_30?ie=UTF8&qid=1337687652&sr=8-30
    http://www.amazon.com/Intel-Pentium-Dual-Core-Processor-BX80623G850/dp/B00520I9VA/ref=sr_1_1?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1337687801&sr=1-1
    I'm not sure if that mobo has an HDMI out slot, but if you search around you should be able to find one.
  2. willze7 said:
    With that budget an SSD would be overkill. I would suggest a Pentium G850. Its about the same price and is a bit faster. http://www.amazon.com/Gigabyte-GA-H61MA-D3V-Intel-Micro-Motherboard/dp/B0079XWO6O/ref=sr_1_30?ie=UTF8&qid=1337687652&sr=8-30
    http://www.amazon.com/Intel-Pentium-Dual-Core-Processor-BX80623G850/dp/B00520I9VA/ref=sr_1_1?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1337687801&sr=1-1
    I'm not sure if that mobo has an HDMI out slot, but if you search around you should be able to find one.



    You mean I won't see noticeable speed improvements given the CPU/Mobo/RAM? should I choose a better spec?
  3. Intel is just known for better quality plus the Pentium G850 came out with the Sandy Bridge Series, which was only last year and isn't outdated yet.
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