250 watt PSU with a Nividia Gefore 8400 GS

Now, i have a 250 power supply (as stated in the title) and i want to know if it would be able to support the following graphic card:

http://www.amazon.com/EVGA-GeForce-Express-Graphics-01G-P3-1302-LR/dp/B0049MPQA4/ref=sr_1_1?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1397892696&sr=1-1&keywords=EVGA+GeForce+8400+GS+1+GB+DDR3

By the way, I know that the Evga site states it recommends a minimum of 350 watts, but i have heard of it being possible to use less.

My PC Specs if needed (completely stock, besides artic silver 5 thermal paste)

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c01859861&tmp_task=prodinfoCategory&cc=us&dlc=en&lc=en&product=4006002#N1179

Oh, and if you do recommend me to buy a new PSU, what PSU would you recommend? (Links provided please :]) Thanks for all the support ! ~
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