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Windows 7: Brand new build, random freezes, no BSOD, happens anytime

21 May 2012   #1

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 
Brand new build, random freezes, no BSOD, happens anytime

Hey everyone, I am at a complete loss of what to do now. I just purchased a new build, listed below, and cannot figure out why I am getting random hard freezes. There is no blue screen of death, just hard freeze required restart. I get about 3-5 a day.

GIGABYTE GA-H61MA-D3V LGA 1155 Intel H61 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard

Seagate Barracuda ST500DM002 500GB 7200 RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive

G.SKILL Value Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10600) Desktop Memory Model F3-10600CL9D-8GBNT

Intel Core i5-2500 Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 2000

Antec NEO ECO 620C 620W Continuous Power ATX12V v2.3 / EPS12V 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Power Supply

XFX AMD Radeon HD 6870 900M 1 GB DDR5 DUAL MINIDP HDMI DUAL DVI PCI-E Video Card (HD687AZHFC)

I am running low on time, as my one month for newegg returns runs out soon. I lost a week having to RMA the hard disk already, as the first one that came was DOA.

I have performed furmark for 20 minutes, no failure. Memtest overnight, no failure. Seagate tools, passed test (didnt do thorough long test). Prime95 CPU small FFT for 8 hours, no problem. Prime95 CPU blend for 3 hours, no problem. I have tried reinstalling windows 7, and I have updated the BIOS. I do not know what to do now, any tips would be great!

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21 May 2012   #2

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

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21 May 2012   #3

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

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21 May 2012   #4

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by cashews View Post
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With less than a days worth of event log these are the only two worth mentioning. I would start with re-installing net framework.
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21 May 2012   #5

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

net framework was not the issue before all the crashes. net framework was only installed in order to install seatools, after I have had the problem already. I ill try reinstalling it anyway.

Net framework has been re installed with no error messages, although there were 'warning' messages. attached is new log, including a new crash.

Would removing GPU and trying to run on integrated graphics be worth a try? or is this definitely not the problem.

thank you for your help!

Well then..... I tried removing GPU and trying integrated graphics, and now my machine crashed and looked similar to this


wtf?? it did it right away this time...

I JUST bought these parts, should I RMA the mobo or something?

EDIT: I have attached the logs including all of the recent crashes with the PCI-E GPU removed.
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21 May 2012   #6

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

I know bumping probably not allowed but I really don't know what to do and it's effecting my ability to work ((
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21 May 2012   #7

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by cashews View Post
I know bumping probably not allowed but I really don't know what to do and it's effecting my ability to work ((
I would try pulling the card and using the integrated. Does it do the same thing with the card in safe mode (F8)?
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21 May 2012   #8

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

I pulled the card, and with the integrated card I got video card error screens almost immediately after installing drivers that came with the mobo, safe mode worked fine to adjust to drivers back to before. I decided I would just refund the mobo/ram, get replacement mobo/ram and see if that works. If I am still having issues I will do the same with GPU/PSU. and by then, everything will have been replaced. I just decided that I shouldn't spend days trying to fix something that should work correctly as i literally just bought the parts brand new. I will update post if the issue is resolved by replacing mobo/ram or not.

thank you so much for your help! It really is a pain, as the companies I contacted did not take the time to respond to my ticket.

Actually, I have a question. Would you recommend that I replace the PSU before also? Is it possible that PSU has been corrupting/damaging my other components?
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22 May 2012   #9

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by cashews View Post
I pulled the card, and with the integrated card I got video card error screens almost immediately after installing drivers that came with the mobo, safe mode worked fine to adjust to drivers back to before. I decided I would just refund the mobo/ram, get replacement mobo/ram and see if that works. If I am still having issues I will do the same with GPU/PSU. and by then, everything will have been replaced. I just decided that I shouldn't spend days trying to fix something that should work correctly as i literally just bought the parts brand new. I will update post if the issue is resolved by replacing mobo/ram or not.

thank you so much for your help! It really is a pain, as the companies I contacted did not take the time to respond to my ticket.

Actually, I have a question. Would you recommend that I replace the PSU before also? Is it possible that PSU has been corrupting/damaging my other components?
I dont know what you currently have. If it is 400w or more I might wait on it to see.

Sorry we couldnt get it fixed.
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22 May 2012   #10

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

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