I am currently building a gaming/web surfing computer that i would like to be decently fast and reliable. I will slowly buy the parts i've picked between paychecks until I have them all. I have a computer case and LCD monitor already. However I am still a bit "iffy" about the power supply. A good friend of mine says don't get one below 300W. I would LOVE to hear any and all second opinions. I'm just starting to learn about computers so please watch the "lingo:.
I would recommend going for a decent brand as they are more likely to provide a clean and stable but for anyone on a really tight budget the EZcool PSUs are cheap and reliable (I've probably used about 50 in the past 3 years and not a single problem even on gaming PCs or PCs left on for 12h a day).