Running a GeForce GTS 250 on a 400W PSU might have been a factor in the shutdown Tags: Nvidia Shutdown Geforce Graphics Last response: December 6, 2010 6:11 PM in Graphics & Displays Share 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 More about : running geforce gts 250 400w psu factor shutdown | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove 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 | Report abuse Anonymous December 6, 2010 3:48:02 PM can it damage my gpu | Report abuse wiinippongamer 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!. | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Graphics & Displays>Running a GeForce GTS 250 on a 400W PSU might have been a factor in the shutdown> Related ressources: ForumEVGA 512MB GDDR3 256BIT GTS 250 ForumWhat are Geforce GTS 250 SLI Power requirements ForumGeForce 250 GTS Overheating ForumRunning a Nvidia geforce 8800 gts OC with my current power supply ForumGTS 250 needs 450 watt smps. Afraid smps might damage my comp, Can it? ForumGeForce GTS 250 issue ForumGeforce GTS 250 (65nm) ForumGeforce 250GTS on a 570W PSU ; why isn't it working? ForumGeforce 250gts shutdown ForumGeforce GTS 250 vs Ati 4850 ForumWhich one is better for GTS250 or GTX 460 ForumPossible overheating issue with XFX GS 250 XYDFC GeForce GTS 250 512MB ForumeVGA 8800 GTS Power Supply ForumInstalled new PSU/GTS 250 , doesn't see moniters ForumPsu for asus 250 gts ForumGetting a GeForce GTS 250 to work with Windows 8 ForumGIGABYTE GeForce GTS 250 1GB Performance Drop Problem ForumAsus 660ti DCU2 SLI, 680 DCU2 TOP or 7970 Matrix ForumAMD Radeon 6850 or nVidia GeForce GTX 460 ForumI have a static discharge now my computor wont boot 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 !