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Running a GeForce GTS 250 on a 400W PSU might have been a factor in the shutdown

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Anonymous
December 6, 2010 3:37:42 PM

Hello,ive installed a gts 250 about a week ago and my pc just crashed about a hour ago and when i try to restart the screen just stay black ive now installed my old gpu to google the problem and i think it might be my psu
Anonymous
December 6, 2010 3:40:06 PM

my psu is 400w and i read a gts 250 needs 450 can this be the problem
Anonymous
December 6, 2010 3:48:02 PM

can it damage my gpu
December 6, 2010 6:11:03 PM

It can damage your entire system and it'd go up in smoke, even more if it's a low quality psu.

Get at least a good quality 550w psu if you want to keep using the gts250, unless you want your entire system to smoke.

PS. Use the edit button in the lower right corner instead of posting 3 messages in a row!.
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