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Building first computer - Need advice on PSU

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May 20, 2012 8:57:16 PM

First time building a computer and I need advice on how many watts my PSU should have. So far I plan on buying:
ASRock B75M mobo
i5-2400
GeForce GTX 560
Corsair Vengeance 2x4gb
4 case fans (and maybe some lights)

Is a 500W psu enough? Do I need more or would less work?

I would also like any advice. I have a case, a monitor, keyboard/mouse, hdd, etc. and I have $600 to spend on the cpu, gpu, mobo, psu, ram, and anything else I need. Are the things I listed good enough for a descent gaming rig?

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