System crash.

Hi chaps,ive just installed a fresh card GTX 470
every time i play a game it crashes the system,,no bsod just off,,then pc reboots ,untill next time i try.

Basic Hardware information

Motherboard: Asus P5P43TD PRO

Basic I/O System(BIOS): BIOS Date: 11/04/10 14:21:32 Ver: 08.00.14

Central Processing Unit(CPU): Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Extreme CPU X9650 @ 3.00GHz

Physical Memory X 4





Hard Disk: MB1000HBLMB ATA Device (0.91TB)

Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 470

Monitor: Generic PnP Monitor

Audio Device X 5

NVIDIA High Definition Audio

High Definition Audio Device

NVIDIA High Definition Audio

NVIDIA High Definition Audio

NVIDIA High Definition Audio

Network Adapter

Local Area Connection - Atheros AR8121/AR8113/AR8114 PCI-E Ethernet Controller (Media disconnected)

Wireless Network Connection - 802.11 USB Wireless LAN Card (Connected)

Local Area Connection 2 - TAP-Win32 Adapter V9 (Media disconnected)

Keyboard: USB Input Device

Mouse: USB Input Device

Mouse: HID-compliant mouse

Hardware Score (Base score: 5.9)

Processor (Calculations per second): 7.3

Memory (Memory Operation per second): 7.3

Graphics (Desktop performance for Windows Aero): 7

Gaming graphics (3D business and gaming graphics performance): 7

Primary hard disk (Disk data transfer rate): 5.9 i have a 650 w atx psu,the pc crashes when i try to update the windows experiance index,,do i need a new psu?
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  1. Looks like a PSU from what you describe. try this link and get an idea of your minimum requirements
  2. +1 for the PSU. GTX470 unfortunately is a power hungry card.
  3. Also another +1 for the PSU. The PSU may have enough watts, but may be lacking requirements elsewhere or may even be faulty. If you have a cheap PSU it may be understandable why this problem occurs; the efficiency of cheap PSUs are sometimes quite poor and usually cannot provide enough power constantly to all the components.
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