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 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 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer 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!. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Would a 500w PSU run BFG NVIDIA GeForce GTS 250 OC 512MB PCIe 2.0 ? Forum Geforce 250gts shutdown Forum Can a 400W PSU run GTS 450? Forum Geforce Gts 250 & PSU Forum SolvedWill ASUS GeForce® GTX 650 Ti 1 gb run on a 250 watt psu? Forum Solvedwill gts 250 run on my 350W psu ? Forum BFG NVIDIA GeForce GTS 250 with this PSU? Forum Geforce 250GTS on a 570W PSU; why isn't it working? Forum Run MSI Twin Frozr 250 GTS with this PSU? Forum Will a corsair cx400 psu run a nvidia 1gb gts250? 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 !