Got new card but has power failures, PSU?????????

By Tommy5
Jul 21, 2005
  1. Hi Guys
    I got a new card a little while ago and it seems to run fine most of the time but has crashed on some games and freezes every once in a while. Drivers r fine and I've had the comp for quite some time but I noticed it has only has a 200watt PSU. Could this be the problem.

    1gig ram
    80Gig HD
    6600 256 AGP
  2. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    Hello and welocme to Techspot.

    I would deffinitely suspect you psu.

    Go HERE and use this handy powersupply wattage calculator.

    You may also find THIS interesting.

    Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
  3. Tommy5

    Tommy5 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thanks alot mate,
    Just been on that web site and I need at least a 270w and I've only got a 200w. Exellent web sit. New PSU on the way
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