New build, what power supply?

APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: TODAY! O:

SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: HD videos, Web browsing, e-mail, gaming

PARTS NOT REQUIRED: Video card (I just picked up a XFX gts 250 for $80) and I have a DVD-Rom already.

PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: newegg.com

OVERCLOCKING: no

MONITOR RESOLUTION:1600 by 1200

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS:

So this is what I have so far.


Case: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811154095

HDD: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822136075 Might go for a 320GB not sure yet, very close on money.

Motherboard-CPU-COMBO: http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.308546

Ram/Memory: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231207

PowerSupply: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817182199


So that's what I've got. I'm not so sure on the PSU but it seems to be the best on the price. Newegg has the Corsair 400W PSU with a combo with my HD for $10 off which makes the PSU $40 instead of $50 so I would save a few bucks on that but my video card needs more wattage I think.

Any suggestions? Total comes to $324 (not including the $80 I spent on my video card already)
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  2. Use a PSU calculator like http://www.antec.outervision.com/
  3. Hmm seems to be about 364 watts for my system. That's a little close to 400. I think I'll go with the rosewill PSU
  4. Rosewill makes some bad PSUs that have damaged peoples systems. Try to stick with Antec, Corsair, Seasonic, PC Power & COoling or even something like the OCZ Fatal1ty 550W.
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