Help on Non-gaming i7 build

I recently bought a i7-860 and an Intel 80GB SSD. I have this case on the way.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811129021&nm_mc=EMC-IGNEFL121509&cm_mmc=EMC-IGNEFL121509-_-ComputerCases-_-L0E-_-11129021

APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: This week BUDGET RANGE: 700-1000
SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Torrent downloads, HD streaming, internet browsing, burning dvds
PARTS NOT REQUIRED: monitor, speakers

PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: Newegg.com or Tigerdirect.com NC, USA

PARTS PREFERENCES: No preference, good experience with ASUS

OVERCLOCKING: No SLI OR CROSSFIRE: Maybe

MONITOR RESOLUTION: 1280x1024

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: I don't game. I would like to stay around $150 or less on mobo. How many watts do I need to push this system?

Thanks
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  1. wraunch said:
    I recently bought a i7-860 and an Intel 80GB SSD. I have this case on the way.
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811129021&nm_mc=EMC-IGNEFL121509&cm_mmc=EMC-IGNEFL121509-_-ComputerCases-_-L0E-_-11129021

    APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: This week BUDGET RANGE: 700-1000
    SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Torrent downloads, HD streaming, internet browsing, burning dvds
    PARTS NOT REQUIRED: monitor, speakers

    PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: Newegg.com or Tigerdirect.com NC, USA

    PARTS PREFERENCES: No preference, good experience with ASUS

    OVERCLOCKING: No SLI OR CROSSFIRE: Maybe

    MONITOR RESOLUTION: 1280x1024

    ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: I don't game. I would like to stay around $150 or less on mobo. How many watts do I need to push this system?

    Thanks


    There's a guide for that:

    http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/budget-p55-motherboard,2436.html

    Probably the Asus P7P55D or Gigabyte P55-UD3R, depending on which one you like most for layout. If you look at the recent SBM you'll see that without gaming you can do some overclocking and still stay below 500W. I'd go with a 500-600W top-brand power supply.
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