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COMPUTER GOES SHUTDOWN WHEN PLAYING HIGH-END GAMES

Please help me on my Problem regarding on my newly installed Video Card:
I change my Old Video Card ECS Nvidia 6600LE 128mb 128bit PCI-E to New Video Card Inno3D 8500gt 512mb 128bit DDR2. After installing the driver of 8500Gt, I tried to open my old games like Stalker, Prince of Persia 2 to 3 and other 3D Games. After opening within 10 to 15secs. , my Computer goes to shutdown. I don't know why my computer are going to shutdown when opening games. My Friend told me to change my Generic Power Supply to a heavy duty Power supply. Other's telling me to change my directx9 to directx 10. Can you help me about my poblem?
Is my Motherboard not compatible with this new Video Card?
Thank you very much and more powerfull to your company.



(Note: My Computer was 4 months Old)

Motherboard ECS P4M900T M2 V1.0
Intel E2180 Processor
Memory 2gig DDR2 667
HDD 80gig Seagate SATA II
Operation System Windows XP SP2
External VGA Card Inno3D 8500gt 512mb 128bit DDR2
Power Supply 500watts Power Logic

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If your mobo wasn't compatible with your video card, you wouldn't get a screen at all.
Yes upgrade your directx to 10
and yes upgrade your power supply to a 650Watt or greater.
The problem is most likely that you have a low wattage PSU and
when your vcard request more power to run higher graphic games than the
Windows Interface, your computer shuts down because it doesn't have enough power to give.

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Check that  between your processor and its radiators there is a glue like substance if it goes out then your processor is taking overheat and not being able to run high end things.

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