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Windows 7: BSOD when playing games. BlueScreenView says ntoskrnl.exe caused BSOD


13 Jul 2012   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
BSOD when playing games. BlueScreenView says ntoskrnl.exe caused BSOD

I keep getting BSODs when I play games for a short while. At first I thought it was a bad installation of Windows, so I did a clean format (full) of my SSD and a clean install of Windows 7 Ultimate x64. Installation failed quite a few times before finally succeeding. Tried another copy of Windows 7, same install failures. I finally finished reinstalling Windows 7 on my PC. I suspected the RAM to be at fault so I ran MemTest86+ and found a ton of errors. Upon closer inspection of the BIOS settings, I found that my board was clocking my ram in [Auto] mode at 1333mhz instead of the factory 1600mhz (Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 @1600 CAS9 on Asus Sabertooth Z77). I updated my BIOS to the latest as of this posting and I still have to manually set the memory frequencies for it to run at 1600mhz.

Everything seemed fine for a few hours running prime95. I supposed my PC was fine now after that clean install of Windows 7, but a few minutes into playing Battlefield 3, I BSOD. I am no pro at reading dump files and I was hoping someone could help me isolate the sources of my BSODs. I've attached the minidump files for each BSOD below. Thanks!

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13 Jul 2012   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

My system specs are:

Intel Core i7-3770
Asus Sabertooth Z77
Corsair Vengeance Low Profile DDR3 @1600mhz CAS9
Kingston HyperX 3k 120GB SSD (boot, Battlefield 3, Microsoft Office)
Asus DirectCUII GTX 670
Thermaltake Toughpower 1200 watt
Razer Blackwidow Ultimate
Cyborg RAT7 Mouse
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13 Jul 2012   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

Crashes point to a number of possible causes. To help us narrow them down, please follow the http://www.sevenforums.com/crashes-d...tructions.html.
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15 Jul 2012   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Sorry, I'm new here. Here's the files I got after following the BSOD posting instructions. Thanks for the heads up.
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15 Jul 2012   #5

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

Your crash reports indicate a possible problem with your Windows installation. Please follow the Windows Genuine and Activation Issue Posting Instructions. Post the results in your next post; do not start a new thread.
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink
NOTE: The MGADIAG report does not contain any sensitive or personal information, and is best posted un-edited for us to be able to help.

7. Select (highlight) all of the MGADiag report that you just pasted, and click on the code box # toolbar icon to wrap the report in a code box when posted. (see screenshot below)

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