Which Power Supply?

Ok, so I'm a novice at computer building, and I have a crucial question. How the heck am I supposed to pick a power supply? Here are my prospective specs for a future build:

AMD Athlon II x4 630 (
G. Skill Eco Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) DIMM DDR3 SDRAM 1600 ( C8Junction&cm_mmc=AFC-C8Junction-_-RSSDailyDeals-_-na-_-na&AID=10521304&PID=3463938&SID=)
Lite-On Lightscribe 24x SATA DVD+/-RW Dual Layer (
Samsung Spinpoint 1TB (

So.....which power supply is going to give me what I need?

P.S. I do hope to add a tv tuner expansion card if I don't get it with my monitor.
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  1. Any decent 500-600 Watt PSU would suffice i believe, all depends what you plan on doing with the PC future useage?

    Coolermaster, Corsair, XFX, Antec etc are all good makes.
  2. in the future, i plan on upgrading to a gaming atx pc with crossfire and everything, and that's not going to be for a while, so my current specs are going to suffice for now. do i really need 500w though? i dont have a dedicated gpu or anything...
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    No not really, just leaving room for future endevours.

    With your build soloy on this above with no upgrades or dedicated GPU, then 350-400W i would personally go for.
  4. reccy said:

    Coolermaster, Corsair, XFX, Antec etc are all good makes.

    Add Seasonic and subtract CoolerMaster.
  5. The Corsair CX400 is the one you should get..
  6. jsc said:
    Add Seasonic and subtract CoolerMaster.

    I take it you've had a couple of Coolermaster PSU's? Or just read reviews?

    If you havent had one, how the hell can you say there not a good make when you have NO experiance in working with them? Ive got 2 and there perfectly fine.

    So Yes, get a coolermaster i see no problem with them and wouldnt slant them so quickly..

  7. ok thanks for the input :)
  8. Best answer selected by jg3220.
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