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I'm planning on getting a GTX 760 (I'm right now on 2500k iGPU and it sucks 'cause my GPU died) and I'm unsure about two things. Brand and power consumption.

About brand, I'm thinking EVGA, Gigabyte, MSI... Asus perhaps? Anything wrong with any of these, and secondary what is best in your opinion.

And about power consumtion. I have a 2500k, downclocked to 3 Ghz and with power saving options... it says in hardware monitor it draws 50W at 100% load, aside from it I got three ram sticks, two HDD's and an optical drive. I have a LC - Power 600W (LC6600GP2 V2.3). It has 6 pin and 6+2 pin connector... and they're rated at 23A and 25A. How much, if at all, do I have to worry about?
    
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You have to worry about that PSU. On paper, it has more than enough power. In reality, it's a serious junker that has a very low quality power delivery. It might be ok for a cheap office PC, but that's about it.

I know that this isn't exactly the kind of reply you're looking for, but friends don't let friends use PSUs like that one.
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i5-2500K @ 4.5GHz (1.368-1.384V fixed voltage) ASUS P8P67 EVO B3 (UEFI ver. 1850) GTX 780 ASUS DirectCU II (1228 / 6300, 1.180V) G.SKILL Ripjaws X 8GB (2 x 4GB) 1866MHz, CL9 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveOptical Drive
250 GB Samsung 840 EVO (OS) 3 TB Toshiba P300 (storage) Samsung SH-S243N 24x DVD Burner Samsung SH-S203N 20X DVD Burner 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Thermaltake Frio Win 7 Home Premium x64 SP1 Retail AOC G2460PG (24" 1920 x 1080 144Hz G-SYNC) Filco Majestouch 104-key Cherry MX Blues w/NKRO 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Corsair HX650 (Bronze, ordered on 12-12-2009) CM 690 Intellimouse Optical (1.1A) 1000Hz polling rate Basic, but premium round 
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X-Fi Titanium HD Klipsch ProMedia 2.1 (with 16 AWG Monster Cable... 
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