My HTPC(Windows 7) & WHS all in one

What do you think?

EV Shiny Piano Black £49.99 or
PC-V351B £89.28
Zotac IONITX £109.54 or
A330ION £104.13 or
ASUS AT3N7A-I £148.45
OCZ DDR3 PC3-10666 Gold £79.37
Western Digital WD10EADS £66.70 or
Western Digital 1.5TB £70.95
Blue ray player £58.74

I’m planning to run WHS on a VM inside the HTPC running on Virtual PC on Windows 7.
At they suggest to run windows 7 inside WHS , but I think the HTPC require a lot more power than WHS so I prefer to set it up the other way.

I also have a Netgear Stora, so I’m not even so sure I want to install WHS.

The idea was to partition the HDD in 3 parts

15% for the Windows 7 partition
15% for WHS Virtual Machine disk (in a separate partition)
70% storage

Now, the only thing I need to know is if it’s possible to map the 3rd partition as a disk on WHS VM

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