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Building Mediacenter need advice

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i am going to build a mediacenter pc for the purposs of recording tv, playing dvds and music mainly.
i have these parts availible to use for this project.
intel D 820,840
asus 7800gtx x2, en6600
p5nd2 sli d, p5n32sli d, p5wd2 premium
ballistix 667, 800 rams 2gig of each
various hdds
what do i need? and which parts should i use?
    
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Intel i3 2100 H67 gigabit cheapo 460 gtx 4 g 1333 
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Intel i3 2100 H67 gigabit cheapo 460 gtx 4 g 1333 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
Raptor 75G in R-0 Vista 19" Sony LCD Turbo Cool 510w Sli 
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IDK Logitech Mx1000 
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You'll need a PVR. Heres one...

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16815255002
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Id go with the 1 gig DDR667
The 820 and your worst video card.
Lots of hard drive space


You really dont need a powerhouse computer to be a media centre, just go with your weaker parts but lots of hard drive space.
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