9800GT Power Problem Tags: Graphics Cards Power Nvidia Graphics Last response: February 23, 2009 12:52 PM in Graphics & Displays Share streetlamb February 23, 2009 6:51:41 AM This message keeps coming up whenever I start using programs that would require my graphics card to perform: "The Nvidia system sentinel is reporting that Nvidia-powered graphics card is not receiving sufficient power. To protect hardware from potential damage or causing a potential system lockup, the graphics processor has lowered its performance to a level that allows continued safe operations." I am currently using: VGA: Gigabyte nVidia Geforce 9800GT PSU: Seasonic M12 600W http://www.seasonic.com.tw/pdf/datasheet/01PC/SS-700-600-500HM.pdf Does anyone know what the problem may be? More about : 9800gt power problem Lee-m February 23, 2009 8:11:45 AM if thats what it says, you have to asume thats the case. Your power supply isn't delivering the goods. Some cards require more than 1 pci-e power connector to be pluged in (my 9800gtx does), make sure everything is connected correctly. I had a 500watt psu that resulted in me getting that error a few weeks before it died. anyway you can try another psu ? jsc a b U Graphics card February 23, 2009 12:52:28 PM Seasonics are pretty good PSU's, but if the system says that you have a power problem, that's the first thing to check out. The second thing would be the video card. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources 9800gt power problem ! Forum 9800GT with only one 6-pin PCIe Power Pin Forum SLI 9800Gt Power Supply Forum 9800gt problem , cannot play any game arhhhh!!!!!! Forum Ideal power supply for 9800gt Forum New 9800GT , computer won't power on Forum 9800GT or HD4850 (temperature and power consumption) Forum Nvidia 9800GT Problem Forum 9800gt POWER SUPPLY Forum 9600GT or low power 9800GT Forum BFG 9800gt Low Power Graphics Card Forum Problem with my 9800GT Forum 9800gt inno3d esave edtion confusion problem Forum Zantac 9800GT problem Forum GeForce 9800GT (ASUS) driver installation problem Forum Gtx 660 [non-ti] or Radeon HD 7850 Forum Best Graphics Card for 300w Power Supply Forum 4870 Crossfire problem Forum Graphics or monitopr problem Forum Good power supply for sli Forum More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !