What power supply for 9800GTX or related card

MyY system spec is

Core 2 Duo E6750 (2.66GHz)
Asus P5K-VM mainboard
2GB Corsair DDR2 800MHz XMS2 RAM
Geforce XFX 7900GS Xtreme Edition
20" Asus LCD Monitor.
320GB Samgsung SATA2 HDD
Samsung DVD Writemaster

I want to upgrade to a 9800GTX or something in that category this august. And i wont be overclocking my system ever and also I wont do SLI...so based on these info what power supply do u guys suggest I should get for single core graphics card? And also, which brand?

Thanks in advance
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  1. Probably 500-600watts with 35+ amps. Without overclocking or SLI, you should be fine with that. But get a high-quality supply. Wattage and amperage alone doesn't tell you everything. Go with a company that uses quality parts. A good 500watt PSU will outperform a cheap 600watt PSU and will save you from replacing your entire rig once it blows up ;)

    I personally recommend PC Power & Cooling ^.^
  2. Hmm, how good is Thermaltake as compared to PC Power & Cooling
  3. I've never used a PC Power & Cooling but i'm a happy thermaltake toughpower cable management owner :P

    I think the smallest 80 plus certified power supply that thermaltake offers is 600watt
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