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Windows 7: BSOD only while playing games

17 Aug 2011   #1
nemesis41483

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 
BSOD only while playing games

Hello, I have been randomly receiving BSOD while gaming since upgrading to gigabyte radeon HD6970 x2 CF, usually later than 1/2 hour in. I have attached my required zipped files. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Windows 7 pro x64 fresh install (standalone) using a retail upgrade copy. detailed hardware specs are in my profile.


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17 Aug 2011   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by nemesis41483 View Post
Hello, I have been randomly receiving BSOD while gaming since upgrading to gigabyte radeon HD6970 x2 CF, usually later than 1/2 hour in. I have attached my required zipped files. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Windows 7 pro x64 fresh install (standalone) using a retail upgrade copy. detailed hardware specs are in my profile.
You uploaded the app and not the data. Please try this method.

To enable us to assist you with your computer's BSOD symptoms, upload the contents of your "\Windows\Minidump" folder.

The procedure:

* Copy the contents of \Windows\Minidump to another (temporary) location somewhere on your machine.
* Zip up the copy.
* Attach the ZIP archive to your post using the "paperclip" (file attachments) button.
*If the files are too large please upload them to a file sharing service like "Rapidshare" and put a link to them in your reply.


To ensure minidumps are enabled:

Go to Start, in the Search Box type: sysdm.cpl, press Enter.
Under the Advanced tab, click on the Startup and Recovery Settings... button.
Ensure that Automatically restart is unchecked.
Under the Write Debugging Information header select Small memory dump (256 kB) in the dropdown box (the 256kb varies).
Ensure that the Small Dump Directory is listed as %systemroot%\Minidump.
OK your way out.
Reboot if changes have been made.
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17 Aug 2011   #3
nemesis41483

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

oops.. I was really tired, sorry. This should be right now .
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17 Aug 2011   #4
nemesis41483

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

please help!
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17 Aug 2011   #5
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by nemesis41483 View Post
oops.. I was really tired, sorry. This should be right now .


Your .dmp file shows a stop error of 0x124 which is a general hardware error .

A "stop 0x124" is fundamentally different to many other types of bluescreens because it stems from a hardware complaint.

Stop 0x124 minidumps contain very little practical information, and it is therefore necessary to approach the problem as a case of hardware in an unknown state of distress.

You can read more on this error and what to try here... Stop 0x124 - what it means and what to try Stop 0x124 - what it means and what to try
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17 Aug 2011   #6
nemesis41483

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Im going to assume my 2 video cards are creating excess heat. They are reaching temps of 88 degrees celsius. However, wouldn't I get artifacts/corruption prior locking up? I have as much cooling as possible in my case but it is blowing hot air out like a furnace. cpu temps are hanging around 65-70 under full load. Nothing is overclocked. I'll run Furmark and see if I cant duplicate the crash.
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