But why would the power supply discriminate between when I am being demanding on the system and when I am not?
Also, I just got this error:
A problem with your video hardware caused Windows to stop working correctly.
Problem Event Name: LiveKernelEvent
OS Version: 6.1.7600.2.0.0.768.3
Locale ID: 1033
Extra information about the problem
OS Version: 6_1_7600
Service Pack: 0_0
Bucket ID: X64_0x117_Tdr:2_IMAGE_nvlddmkm.sys
Server information: 0d863674-37aa-4698-9689-3c6eab685a12
I was just talking to a Microsoft Technical Support member (I hadn't actually tried them yet) and she told me that error indicates the video card as a possibility.