dont buy winxp, theres probably lots of other ways to get it for free *whistles innocently* winxp will add like 200++ dollars!
for 1GB ram, its not currently nescessary inless ur gonna be doing video editing..
butif u wanna get it anyways, i suggest getting dual channel memory sticks =p
ur hdd, again if ur gonna be doing video editing, a size that big might be needed. its gonna suk ifu buy a 200 hdd, and then a year later same hdd comes out, lower price, higher rpms =)
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