Hardware Compatibility Help

  Alien463 10:52 11 Mar 03
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Hello. I have decided to buy a new computer, and wanted some help in choosing the best / latest hardware requirements. Currently I am buying a PC with the following hardware:

platinum series @ £699.00
CPU Base - Motherboard - Intel Pentium 4 Based System (#SYP-P4) @ £ 10.00
Processor (As CPU Base) - Intel Pentium 4 2.53Ghz 533Mhz Northwood (CPI-4M253N53) @ £ 401.00
DIMM Slot 1 - 512Mb 333Mhz PC2700 184Pin DDR Memory Mo (MER-512-27) @ £ 44.00
DIMM Slot 2 - 512Mb 333Mhz PC2700 184Pin DDR Memory Mo (MER-512-27) @ £ 89.95
AGP Graphics Card - Creative Labs 128Mb 3D Blaster4 Ti4600 A (GCC-AGF4TI460) @ £ 172.00
Sound Card - Creative Labs Sound Blaster Audigy Plati (SCC-APLATEX) @ £ 169.95
Fax Modem - DLink DOCSIS Compatible Cable Modem (FMD-1000) @ £ 237.00
Network Options - D-Link DFE570TX PCI 10Mbps 10/100Mbps (NED-570TX) @ £ 159.00
Cooling Options - Cooler Master Socket A/FCPGA 3000+ CPU H (HFC-SOCKA30P) @ £ 17.00
Floppy Drive Bay - iOmega 250Mb External USB ZIP Drive -USB (BAI-ZIP250UP) @ £ 117.50
Hard Drive 1 - Western Digital Caviar 120Gb 7200RPM IDE (HDW-1200CAV) @ £ 69.05
Hard Drive 2 - Western Digital Caviar 120Gb 7200RPM IDE (HDW-1200CAV) @ £ 139.00
DVD / CD Rom - Ricoh MP5125A DVD Writer -Retail- (DVR-MP5125A) @ £ 260.00
CD Writer - TDK CyClone 401240A 40x12x40x IDE CD Wri (CRT-401240) @ £ 62.00
Case - Cooler Master Aluminium ATC-110 High End (CAC-ATC110) @ £ 260.05
Monitor - 21 SVGA Monitor (MO-21) @ £ 269.05
Keyboard - Logitech Desktop Cordless iTouch (KEL-CDESKITOU) @ £ 49.00
Mouse - LogiTech Cordless MouseMan Wheel Mouse (MUL-CORDMMWHE) @ £ 30.05
Speakers - VideoLogic DigiTheatre DTS Speaker Syste (SPV-DT-DTS) @ £ 243.45
Printer - Epson Stylus Photo 1290 Inkjet Printer (PRE-P1290) @ £ 257.95
Scanner - Hewlett Packard ScanJet 7490C USB/SCSI (SNH-7490C) @ £ 549.00
Operating System - MicroSoft Windows XP Business Edition -O (SWM-WINXPOB) @ £ 99.95
Game Device - MicroSoft SideWinder ForceFeed Steering (JYM-FORCESTE) @ £ 79.00
Web Camera - Creative Labs Web Cam GO! Plus (WCC-WEBCAMGO) @ £ 81.95
Digital Camera - Fuji FinePix S1 Pro SLR Digital Camera (DCF-S1) @ £2045.00
Software Option 1 - MicroSoft Office XP Developer -Oem (SWM-OFFXPDEV) @ £ 585.00
Professional Edition (SWM-OFFXPPRO) @ £ 229.00
Back Up Devices - Sony DDS40i -LE 20-40 GB large Enterpris (BAS-DDS40I) @ £ 559.00
Other - Hauppauge WinTV Cinema Pro Capture Card (GTH-CINEMAPRO) @ £ 229.00

I have decided to buy XP Professional, the Oem Developer version and the business edition. Is my hardware compatible with one another? And most importantly, is there anything here that i do / don't need?

P.S. I am buying a network card as I may network more than one PC together at a later time.

Thanks for all your help.

Alien463

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