Originally Posted by Bo$$
Edited my post, i think you misunderstood me
No, I was expanding on that. A video card alone won't fry your machine unless there is something wrong with it or something wrong with the slot on the motherboard assuming nothing is broken or defective. I'm not going to lie, I've replaced more PSUs than any other part in my machine. It's dangerous to run a power supply that could be bad because it could take other stuff down with it. That's all that I'm saying.
Panther: The PSU very well could be shot, but it might be a worth-while investment to get a PSU tester. They're not very expensive and it's a useful tool to have, even if you don't use it that often.