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Driver Power Failure = New Power Supply?

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Nitefang, Nov 7, 2008.

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  1. Nitefang

    Nitefang Thread Starter

    Sep 21, 2007
    Ok so lately I have been getting a BSOD at very random times and it looks like a Diver Power State failure. SO all of my friends and every website I go to makes it seem like I need to get a PSU. Right now I have a Quad Core and a 8800GT and 375W PSU. So my friend told me to get a new 700W PSU.

    So, if the only fix is to get a new PSU? I tried to rollback my GPU driver but it didn't help.

    So any ideas?
  2. BG-0


    Dec 31, 1969
    You're greatly risking the health of your whole computer while running with such underpowered power supply. Do yourself a favour and get a quality PSU. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817341010 That's the cheapest one that is enough and of good quality that I could find with a quickish search.
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