PSU Help and Advice

I ordered the Corsair Builder 500W PSU from NCIX on black Friday because it was on sale for $24.99. The order was put on hold because the payment was denied, they never informed me of this but that's a different rant for a different time. I didn't decide on my GPU until after I ordered this, so I guess it's actually a blessing because I want to make sure it will work because I've been having doubts. The other components are:

ASRock Z77 Extreme4
i5 3570k
EVGA GeForce GTX 660
G.Skills Sniper 32GB 1866 RAM
2TB Seagate Barracuda
90GB Corsair Force SSD
Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo
LG Blu-Ray Reader
There are 4 fans in the case I bought, one of which is LED.

I was thinking a 700W might be better, just to be safe. Opinions please. And if you know of a good one that is within $30-$60, let me know.
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  1. look the thing is you can find cheap but you shoulndt go cheap at all on your psu,because a bad psu could fry your whoe system...consider seasonic corsair xfx...and a 650 should be more than enough!!
  2. I know I shouldn't go cheap, I just meant a good price on a good PSU. But, you don't think the 500W could power it?
  3. What about OCZ? I found a PSU from them and corsair that are the same price and same wattage, but the OCZ is fully modular which i prefer. Is corsair that much better?
  4. most will say corsair over ocz but ocz its good too but i dont know for sure.....check for xfx too if you can
  5. Yeah, I was going to go with XFX but I can't find a good deal on the right one. All of the deals are on their bigger ones. I was going to go with an XFX 850 but I figured I didn't need that much.
  6. this is only my opinion but because you are getting a 660 you should consider if you are going to sli or upgrade...if upgrade then no need but if sli then buy one now that wiil be enough!!
  7. doubt I'll SLI, there isn't much of a reason for me to honestly. I can't get a huge high priced one right ow as I'm already going out of budget because I bought some stupid things I didn't need haha. I don't think I'll sli, so the 750 should be okay. Thanks for the help, I think I'll go with the OCZ, the reviews and tests are really good.
  8. of luck!!!
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