[SOLVED] What should be the wattage of my PSU?

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I'm building a PC with following configuration:
Processor: i5 9400F
Graphics: GTX 1060 6GB Phoenix edition
SSD: M.2 SSD 140GB
HDD: 1TB WD Blue
RAM: G.skill Aegis DDR4 2666MHz 16x1
MoBo: ASRock B360M-HDV
3 120mm fans on Cabinet
USB 3.1 and Audio jack slots on front (do they consume power?)

I've calculated TDP on Outervision and Seasonic, and I'm getting different recommended PSU wattage (from 450w to 600w). What wattage PSU should I buy, according to experienced builders here?
 

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Recommended PSU: 500 Watts (Specs on Asus webpage)

i5 9400F requires a recent BIOS version (P3.20) to work. This may necessitate you installing a CPU that works with an earlier BIOS version just to flash the BIOS to P3.20.

The B365M Phantom Gaming 4 does not need such a BIOS update to use the 9400F CPU.
https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157867

i5-9400F
Supported memory: DDR4-2666
 
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Thanks for quick reply guys!
Wildcard999, unfortunately I don't have access to Seasonic products here. Only Corsair, CoolerMaster and some mediocre companies. How is Corsair VS550?

Calvin7, the B365 MoBo isn't available here. Buying from Newegg will impose customs duty :( The official site of B360 MoBo says it supports 9th gen CPU. Maybe I'll bother you guys again on how to update BIOS on newly bought Board when no old PC is available (does having a laptop work?)
 
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What is the absolute max you can spend on a PSU?

And your buying from that site? If so let us take a look and see what the best PSU is for the price as this is something you don't want to cheap out on and ruin your system.
I can buy from Amazon too, I'm just browsing different sites, looking for variety.
Update: Found Sea sonic 550W on Amazon. Think I'll buy it.
 

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Actually I just noticed the CX550W is the same price as that MWE 80+ so I'd get that as for a "budget" PSU and it appears to be in stock.
https://www.vedantcomputers.com/products/power-supply/corsair-cx-series-cx550-550-watt-80-plus-bronze-certified-atx-psu

The CM MWE 550W Gold are good but a bit more and out of stock currently.
https://www.vedantcomputers.com/products/power-supply/corsair-cx-series-cx550-550-watt-80-plus-bronze-certified-atx-psu
Hmm... that Seasonic isn't 80+ rated. So this CX550W looks like a better option
 

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Hmm... that Seasonic isn't 80+ rated. So this CX550W looks like a better option
Well if it was the Seasonic Focus Gold then it's 80+ Gold efficiency however effeciency doesn't determine quality but in the case of the Seasonic it's one of the best PSU's out there.

Anyways that Corsair CX 550W I listed is a decent quality unit and enough power for the system.
 

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