Suggested specs for a 3D capable xbmc htpc

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shadow Offline
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I am looking to build a XBMC HTPC and even though I don't have a 3D TV yet I plan on buying one in the future and want to future-proof my HTPC.

What are the specs I should aim for without getting expensive.

So far I know the GeForce GT 430 is a favorite around here that can do 3D and I was thinking of a Zalman hd501 case since I like the front esata port and hot swappable 3.5 drive bay.

case: http://www.memoryexpress.com/Products/PI...8(ME).aspx


So what are the specs I need to do this smoothly? CPU, amount of RAM etc...


If I can buy everything from http://www.memoryexpress.com it would be best since I don't like buying online.
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