Question about ASUS EN8800GTX/HTDP GeForce 8800GTX, (768 MB) PCI Express Graphic Card

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8800GTX BSOD when starting games

When I start games now my computer gets a BSOD and restarts.

My specs are:
AMD Athlon64 3800+ (~2.4GHz)
2xCorsair 1GB DDR2
Gigabyte GA-M55SLI-S4 socket AM2 motherboard
Western Digital 250GB 7200RPM SATA300
(new) ASUS EN8800GTX
Raidmax 420W PSU
OS: Windows XP Profeesional (5.1)

I have got the latest drivers for the 8800GTX and have latest Directx 9.0.
When I start the games i get the BSOD and with the STOP error:
0x0000000A (0x00000016,0x00000002,0x00000000,0x804F8F66)
(sometimes the last set 0x8.. is slightly different).

I am running XP as when i tried installing vista it would just finish the loading bar and then would blue screen (can't remember if it was the same error).

The only thing I can thing of now is that the PSU is not powerful enough (as it says it should have 450W) but I don't want to buy one (as the 8800GTX cost enough) unless I have to.

Any advice is greatly appreciated.

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The power supply is not powerful enough for your computer. You would need a new PSU I would recommend getting a good one from a company like FSP, PC Power and cooling, Silverstone, Xlcio, or OCZ. I am sure that this will fix your problem. I would also suggest that you follow the manufactures guide lines and get a PSU that is rated for at least 450W and supplies at least 30A on the 12V. The 30A rating on the 12V line would usually mean you would need to get a 550W PSU with one 12V rail. Keep in mind that those cards draw more power than most PSUs with multiple 12V rails can handle

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unplug all cables from the back, dvi, ps2, audio etc

what u need is water cooling.

pick up your pc and throw it in tub of water for 1-2 hours.

after it has been thermaltake watercooled plug it back in and the bsod will be gone.

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