need HELP will this system be fine with ubuntu and xbmc

I've wanted to build my own computer for awhile and have finally got up enough courage to do so . but before i spend any money. I want to know if the parts i am getting are worth it HERE IS THE LIST

Case : Hec vigilance 400 39.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811121125

Mobo: Asrock A75m 61.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157261

Cpu: AMD A4-3400 Llano 2.7GHz 44.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819106014

Hdd: WD Green 500 GB Desktop Hard Drive: 3.5 Inch, SATA III, 64 MB Cache - WD5000AZRX 59.99
http://www.amazon.com/Green-500-Desktop-Hard-Drive/dp/B006YLVD50/ref=sr_1_6?s=pc&ie=UTF8&qid=1360124367&sr=1-6

ram: Crucial CT2KIT51264BA1339 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3-1333 PC3-10600 43.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820148347

disc drive: LG Electronics UH12NS29 12X SATA Blu-Ray Combo Drive w/ 3D Playback 49.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827136252&Tpk=LG%20Electronics%20UH12NS29

wireless card: Rosewill RNX-G300LX 12.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833166021

os: Need advice on what to use

total price not including shipping 313.93

i'm not gonna be using a remote for now but will add one in the future.
also am i forgeting any thing i will need .
thank you
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  1. Nice, you can just get a single 4gb stick and you won't notice the difference.

    Even if you get a 2gb and it will run fine.
  2. only problem with that mother board is it has no hdmi .
  3. love this site thanks for the link . redid my setup
    http://pcpartpicker.com/p/BMen


    CPU: AMD A4-3400 2.7GHz Dual-Core Processor ($45.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Motherboard: ECS A55F-M2(1.0A) Micro ATX FM1 Motherboard ($52.64 @ Amazon)
    Memory: Corsair Vengeance 4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($29.99 @ Amazon)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($49.99 @ Amazon)
    Case: Apex DM-318 HTPC Case w/275W Power Supply ($44.93 @ Amazon)
    Optical Drive: LG UH12NS29 Blu-Ray Reader, DVD/CD Writer ($49.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Other: Rosewill RNX-N250PC2 ($19.99)
    Total: $293.50
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-02-06 01:52 EST-0500)
  4. i,ve decided to tweak my system slightly, and my os will be openelec . plan on ordering some of the parts next Friday. as always criticisms are welcomed as i'm new to building a P.C.

    PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/C9zE
    Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/C9zE/by_merchant/
    Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/C9zE/benchmarks/

    CPU: AMD A4-3400 2.7GHz Dual-Core Processor ($39.00 @ Amazon) may go with the a6 don't know yet
    Motherboard: ASRock A75M Micro ATX FM1 Motherboard ($74.99 @ Amazon)
    Memory: Corsair 4GB (1 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($19.00 @ Amazon)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($49.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Case: Apex TM-524 MicroATX Mid Tower Case ($49.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224BB DVD/CD Writer ($15.99 @ Newegg) might go with a bluray havn't decided yet
    Total: $248.94
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
  5. I am in the same boat in building my first HTPC. I am going to be running Windows 7 Media Center and planned on adding an HD Homerun to the mix. Which would be better for my needs. The above post or what I came up with...

    Thanks!

    PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/BPBm
    Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/BPBm/by_merchant/
    Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/BPBm/benchmarks/

    CPU: Intel Celeron G540 2.5GHz Dual-Core Processor ($44.99 @ Mac Mall)
    Motherboard: ASRock H77M Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($69.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Crucial 4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR3-1066 Memory ($29.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($76.98 @ SuperBiiz)
    Case: Rosewill FBM-01 MicroATX Mini Tower Case ($29.99 @ Amazon)
    Power Supply: Corsair Builder 430W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($24.99 @ Newegg)
    Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($16.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Other: HD Homerun Dual ($89.99)
    Total: $383.90
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-02-06 13:17 EST-0500)
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