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advice buying a PSU for my first budget pc build

I live in India and here we practically have no brands but 4 main ones: Antec, cooler master, corsair, and seasonic. The rest of the local brands are the others are BULLS***. I was pretty clear on what to buy until i totally forgot about the psu and i had to re-plan my pc components as i am on a very TIGHT budget. Here is my pc plan so far:
intel i3 4130
asus/gigabyte h81 motherboard
G.Skill RipjawsX/ corsair vengeance 4GB
WD Blue WD10EZEX 1 TB HDD
LG optical drive
cooler master 431 plus
I plan to use this pc mostly for music production (using programs like fl studio and ableton to make some edm!!) and i probably will put a gtx 760 (in six months). Do guys think a 550w psu is good enough?? I am leaning towards the Corsair CX600, is that good?? Please help me!
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  1. If you are on a budget, the Corsair should be just fine. Seasonic is a better company in my opinion, but for your needs the CX600 would be fine. And 550W will be enough.
  2. thanks man. But two things:
    a) how people here at toms hardware have a bad impression on the CX series?? a lot of guys say it is of very low quality??
    b) after going through psu many calculators; alot of them tell me different results. So with out the GPU would a 500w do fine?
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    The cx series uses cheap secondary caps and have a short life span. With corsair it's best th stick with the tx, hx and ax series. Seasonic would be a good choice. A good 500w would be Ok even with the 760 installed.
  4. thanks man. what about antec and cooler master psu??
  5. Antec is usually ok. Most coolermaster psus are junk.
  6. Big quality , low price.

    XFX 550W made by SEASONIC.


    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    Power Supply: XFX 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($45.99 @ NCIX US)
    Total: $45.99
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
  7. thanks guys!!
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