Re: A clear cut message: Don't get cheap power supplies, ever.
yeah, once i got my new video card i decided to accompany it with a silverstone 650w psu. i dont trust my $20 500w "@power" (yes thats the brand name) psu. i never had problems with it, but better safe than sorry.
Desktop: Phenom II B50 3.1Ghz, 4GB DDR2 800, Gigabyte MA790X-UD4P, 2x 1TB RAID0, GTX 460 1GB, OCZ 600W, ABS Black Pearl
Laptop: i5 430M 2.26Ghz, 4GB DDR3 1066, 500GB WD Blue, Mobility Radeon HD 5650 1GB (discrete)