What PSU should I use?

Hello,

I'm building a computer for the first time, and I'm finding it difficult to find the wattages of all the components. This is the build I'm planning:

* There are 2 RAM modules included in the package linked. I will buy one package, that is, I will use two modules for a total of 8 GB.

I am not sure if this build is adequate or even complete; however, as I'm going to use Linux, things can get complicated when it comes to hardware compatibility, so I think I will ask that in another question.

Could you please tell me the wattage of these components, and suggest me a reliable PSU? Thanks in advance,
Kalrish

P.S.: I'm not going to overclock. I bought the unlocked processor because I thought it could be useful in the future. Thanks.
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  1. this will give you a better idea of your power requirement:

    http://www.extreme.outervision.com/psucalculatorlite.jsp

    if you are tight on budget get this:

    http://pcpartpicker.com/part/corsair-power-supply-cx500m

    or else this will be your best choice:

    http://pcpartpicker.com/part/xfx-power-supply-p1550sxxb9
  2. siddharthmukul007 said:
    this will give you a better idea of your power requirement:

    http://www.extreme.outervision.com/psucalculatorlite.jsp

    if you are tight on budget get this:

    http://pcpartpicker.com/part/corsair-power-supply-cx500m

    or else this will be your best choice:

    http://pcpartpicker.com/part/xfx-power-supply-p1550sxxb9


    Thanks! outervision.com seems to be down (?) at the moment, but I will look at it. By the way, I've just noticed I forgot to mention the RAM modules. I will update the question.
  3. The graphics card is the main driver of psu needs.
    A basic build with integrated graphics can run on 150w. More if you will be overclocking that "K"

    Fortunately a psu in the 380-400w range costs no more.
    Seasonic is one of the most reliable brands.
    Here is a 400w unit for $40:
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817151076

    Buy only a quality unit.
    Here is a list sorted by quality tiers:
    http://www.eggxpert.com/forums/thread/323050.aspx
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