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Windows 7: BSOD playing Team Fortress 2, 0x00000124


19 Sep 2012   #1

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 
BSOD playing Team Fortress 2, 0x00000124

Hello,

My problem: Im getting BSOD's while I'm playing Team Fortress 2 (Fullscreen Window Mode). The mode is unimportant, since I tested Fullscreen only and the result is the same.

The BSOD usually appers after ~ 1hour. I have tested without TF2, and there's no BSOD, even after 2 hours. In this time, I'm browsing in Firefox, use applications like steam and Trillian, watching Flash-Videos on Youtube. But I don't play TF2 (Team Fortress 2).

My latest installed Hardware was a mouse (Steelseries, USB - Motherboard), and the Steelseries Engine as the driver. I already deactivated the driver in the auto start (with CCleaner). It doesent matter, if the driver is running in taskbar or not - If I'm playing TF2, after some time, I get the BSOD.

I don't know what to do now, since I had no problems before.

I also installed some Games like Half-Life and a Mouse Recorder Software. All works properly. But only TF2 causes the BSOD.

I also checked the integrity of the TF2 files - Successfully.
I hope that it's not a Hardware caused problem.

Thanks for any help!

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19 Sep 2012   #2

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

New Update:

I NOW just had a BSOD, but the difference is: I was NOT playing TF2 while the BSOD appears. And TF2 was not opened, only Steam was.

I attached the new Zip file for you too.

Oh, and I should mention too, that I'm using the XMP Profile for my RAM (just look atz my System Specs for the RAM). I adjusted this in the BIOS and never had any problems.
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20 Sep 2012   #3

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

No answer yet and 0 views?

I really need to fix this problem! I already checked the bug check codes and the memory dump with WinDbg but I'm still not sure, what caused the problem!

Please help me!
Thanks.
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20 Sep 2012   #4

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium 64Bit
 
 

Welcome

Your BugCheck

Go through this:
Stop 0x124 - what it means and what to try

Let us know what you've tried.
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20 Sep 2012   #5

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Ok, should I disable the XMP Profile too?
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20 Sep 2012   #6

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium 64Bit
 
 

Yes
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20 Sep 2012   #7

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Hey,

I only want to write the intermediate result. Since I set the OC Profile to "Auto" (instead of "XMP") all works fine, no Bluescreens.

I think the problem was the little qpi/dram core voltage that was definied in the X.M.P Profile #1 (Intel) (2.0 V). Could be a little bit to low for a stable 1600 Mhz at CL9, hm?
Profile #2 (Manufacturer) offers 1,35 V that is too high imo.

Or can you suggest some good values to run the memory stable at 1600 Mhz?

Thanks in advance!

PS: All I had to do was checking the Common BSOD Error Code List for Overclocking - was really helpful: http://www.overclock.net/a/common-bs...r-overclocking
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20 Sep 2012   #8

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium 64Bit
 
 

Hi and thanks for the update.
I don't have much knowledge on overclocking etc., so I'll call my friends so that they can help you
Please wait for a reply.
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21 Sep 2012   #9

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ult x64 - SP1/ Windows 8 Pro x64
 
 

Hi Gorix, welcome to Seven Forums.

With a little information we can try adjusting some RAM settings.

Can you download CPUZ and post a snip of the CPU, Mainboard, Memory, and SPD tabs.
For posting the information , enter 'Snipping tool' in the Start button > Search box, hit enter. Select the area you want to post and save to a convenient place.
How to Post a Screenshot in Seven Forums
Go to your BIOS and tell us what the CPU, RAM and the CPU integrated memory controller voltages (QPI/DRAM core voltage) are set at.

You should keep the QPI/DRAM and DRAM voltage within 0.50v for original Intel i7 CPUs.
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21 Sep 2012   #10

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Hello and thanks for the reply,

My CPU, RAM and the CPU integrated memory controller voltages (QPI/DRAM core voltage) are all set at "Auto" at the moment. What exactly means "within 0,5v" ?

My CPUZ-Screenshots:
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