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How much of that is left over for just the PSU?
$90 is all that is left for the psu currently. could go to $100.
    
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How much of that is left over for just the PSU?
$90 is all that is left for the psu currently. could go to $100.

That should be enough for a quality PSU and as [CyGnus], a quality 450/500w PSU is more than enough. The Antec PSU I posted previously is a good PSU.
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The advice i give to you is not to go cheap on the PSU after all its the one component powering all others think of it this way would you trust lets say a 400€ VGA to a 35€ PSU? Get some quality PSU and no worries. AS said before 450/550w is plenty for your system if you do not plan on SLI/CFX.

Take a look at these:

http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=15_226&products_id=18877
http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=15_226&products_id=15135
http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=15_972&products_id=23030

The cheapest acceptable in my opinion

All of those are perfect^^ Go for the Seasonic as it's only $4 more than the HCG.
Edited by munaim1 - 5/23/13 at 6:27am
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$90 is all that is left for the psu currently. could go to $100.

Grab the Seasonic i posted before its 89
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ok thanks guys i'll go the cheaper 550w the Antec VP550P 550W Power Supply
Edited by bullethose - 5/23/13 at 6:33am
    
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ok thanks guys i'll go the cheaper 550w

This one http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=15_226&products_id=18877?
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ok thanks guys i'll go the cheaper 550w the Antec VP550P 550W Power Supply

I would go for either the Antec HCG or the Seasonic.

EDIT:

The VP550 will be fine for that system but personally I would probably go for the Seasonic as its pretty much the same price as the HCG. As CyGnus mentioned before, if you could get a hold of an XFX PSU, which is usually of good value, then that could also be an option.
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BUDGET BUDGET!?
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i am currently one the edge of my budget lol. fighting with my self should i go this or that, etc. Edit no xfx frown.gif
Edited by bullethose - 5/23/13 at 6:48am
    
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i am currently one the edge of my budget lol. fighting with my self should i go this or that, etc.

Just dont cheap out on the PSU
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LOL I have a rig here with a i5-2500K running @5.2GHz powered by a cheap (65 Euro) 360 SeaSonic (Gold) PSU and still have like 200 watt overkill.

Edit: I went down from a Corsair TX650 and the power meter (wall plug) shows me that I am using a lower wattage (5~10 watt).
Edited by Pike - 5/23/13 at 6:53am
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