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Windows 7: BSOD during gaming

22 Aug 2011   #11
panais

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit SP1
 
 

Both vso and hava are required. But for testing purposes, I can uninstall them and reinstall later?YES

Set the ram back to stock.

You can check gpu with Video Card - Stress Test with Furmark

Then run memtest,if its possible live it overnight.


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24 Aug 2011   #12
donp

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Okay,

Things I've done:

Uninstalled vso and hava.

Observations @ 24/25C ambient

1. Ran only Prime95 (CPU + Mem Blend) for 8 hours - CPU temps peaked at 64C. No errors / shutdown.
2. Ran only Furmak for 3 hours - GPU temps peaked at 79C. No errors / shutdowns.
3. Ran both above together for 2 hours - GPU temps peaked at 80C. CPU temps peaked at 73C (too high?) But no errors / shutdown.s

Seems like problems occur only when gaming, and all my hardware seems okay. But gaming does not last beyond 20-30 mins.

Next i'll set the RAM back to stock and stress it with memtest86+. But like i mentioned earlier, it had already passed about 3 hours of memtest with 0 errors @ 1600 8-8-8-24.

I'm lost.
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24 Aug 2011   #13
panais

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit SP1
 
 

""Next i'll set the RAM back to stock and stress it with memtest86+. But like i mentioned earlier, it had already passed about 3 hours of memtest with 0 errors @ 1600 8-8-8-24. ""

Set the RAM back to stock.

Try to play,post back here the results.

Then run memtest.
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Dont run 2 tests the same time,just one at the time.
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29 Aug 2011   #14
donp

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Okay, so I backed out the RAM changes and it has worked fine all weekend. I've gamed rather extensively, and I've not seen one single lockup or restart It's funny, since it had passed about 3 hours of memtest86+ with that setting.

Anyway, it's possible that my board was undervolting the RAM @ 1.5v, whereas most reviews of the RAM tell me that 1600 8-8-8-24 is achieved @ ~1.65v.
I'll try to volt it up to that next and see if I can gain stability on the rated speeds.

Maybe i'll also try reinstalling the software (Kaspersky / VSO / Hava) and see if it's stable.

Thanks again Panais for all your help.
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29 Aug 2011   #15
panais

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit SP1
 
 

Yes you can try everything one step at a time but always be careful!!
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