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04 Dec 2012  
topochocolate

Windows 7 Enterprise 64-bit
 
 
BSOD 0x00000124 seemingly random occurrences

BSOD:
BSOD's - STOP: 0x00000124 randomly several times throughout the day


Guesstimates:
-As this did not start at day 1 its very possibly a software/OS issues
-While testing the machine on 1 monitor over two days we did not experience issues; could be a video card problem?
-Faulty CPU(s)/Motherboard?
-USB 2.0 monitor hubs plugged into 3.0 ports?


System Specs:
Lenovo Thinkstation D30 Type 4223
Windows 7 Enterprise 64-bit
Two Intel Xeon Processors E5-2680
Lenovo OEM Motherboard
12x2gb ECC DDR3 1Rx8 PC3 12800
Nvidia NVS 450
Sound Card Integrated
Lenovo LT2452P 24" Wide LED x 3
Crucial 512GB CT512M4SSD1
Seagate 2TB ST2000DM001
Lenovo OEM PSU
Lenovo D30 OEM
Lenovo stock OEM Cooling
Standard Lenovo USB Keyboard and Mouse
Logitech H390 Clearchat USB Mic Headset
Microsoft 1080p HD LifeCam Studio


Situation:
Weve been experiencing frequent BSODs on this machine. While troubleshooting it, all Windows and Lenovo updates/driver updates were run. We did find a fault in the Seagate hard drive, and replaced it with a new unit. Memtest passed all RAM during 3 full cycles. We stress-tested the machine with Prime 95 (on all 32 CPU threads) for over 4 hours; no errors. While troubleshooting it, we did not experience a single BSOD.
After returning the machine back to the owner, the BSODs have begun again. Im wondering if its video-related as hes using 3 24 LCDs, while we only troubleshot the machine on a single 22 LCD. I updated the video driver using Nvidias current driver, as opposed to the possibly-out-of-date Lenovo supplied driver.
I also noticed he had some USB devices (monitor hubs) plugged into the 3.0 ports. We have experienced a few machines throwing BSODs with printers plugged into these ports, so maybe this is similarly related.

Final Thoughts:
Ive attached the .zip of the Windows 7 Forums Diagnostic Tool results. Im wondering if this is simply a bad motherboard we need to RMA. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated; thank you.
My System SpecsSystem Spec