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8800 gtx graphic card blank screen or pc reboot if i start any game

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I have bought an nvidia 8800 gtx graphic card. I put it into my PC, but after this i realised that i need to connect additional power cables from the psu to the card. Unluckily i didn't have the proper cable in my pc (6 pin), i only had 4 pin cables, so i had to buy converter which is able to convert 4 pin cables to 6 pin.

After this everything was good, the card worked, i installed the driver for the card, it works very well.

Only problem: if i start any game, i have a blank screen and i have to reboot my pc, or i don't have a blank screen because the pc makes a reboot on its own.

I have a 475 W PSU. Is this enough for the card? Could this be the problem, or it could be something else?

Thx

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Have had similar problem try pulling card out and refit a couple of times

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