Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: BSOD randomly when playing games, probably hardware

26 Dec 2012   #1
DingoSauce

Windows 7 64-bit
 
 
BSOD randomly when playing games, probably hardware

So this blue screen has been happening randomly when playing some games and using some applications ever since I built my pc 2 years ago. I've upgraded some parts and completely re installed windows 7 in the past but it hasn't been fixed. Now it has started to happen again after I started playing Guild Wars 2. I'm pretty sure nothing is overheating because I recently got a much better heatsink and added a few case fans. I've monitored the temps while playing games and they never go near high enough to cause a blue screen. The only parts I haven't upgraded recently are my cpu, ram, motherboard, and HDD but I've ran tests on each of those in the past without anything showing up. It could be a simple driver issue, but I've posted on forums in the past about this issue and people usually tell me its something hardware, they just don't know what. If you need more info just ask. Any help would be much appreciated, Thanks!

My pc specs:
AMD athlon II x3 445 @ 3.1GHZ
GTX 560ti
Biostar a770e3
6GB ddr3 1333 ram
560W power supply


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
26 Dec 2012   #2
x BlueRobot

 

Code:
BugCheck 124, {0, fffffa800646b028, b64a4000, 175}

Probably caused by : AuthenticAMD
Code:
===============================================================================
Section 2     : x86/x64 MCA
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Descriptor    @ fffffa800646b138
Section       @ fffffa800646b2c0
Offset        : 664
Length        : 264
Flags         : 0x00000000
Severity      : Fatal

Error         : DCACHEL1_EVICT_ERR (Proc 1 Bank 0)
  Status      : 0xb64a400000000175
  Address     : 0x00000001368a4f30
  Misc.       : 0x0000000000000000
It appears to be a bad CPU in my opinion, stop overclocking your CPU or any other hardware, and make sure the CPU is not overheating before running these tests:Read all the steps within the hardware test tutorials very carefully, as stress tests is designed run components to their maximum capacity, in order to point out failing or faulty hardware components.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
26 Dec 2012   #3
DingoSauce

Windows 7 64-bit
 
 

thanks! that's what I've been thinking it was. I ran prime95 for about 30 minutes with no blue screen and my cpu stayed under 40C the whole time but when i play GW2 it will usually blue screen after about an hour. I also tested all of my ram sticks individually just to make sure and got a blue screen on each stick.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

27 Dec 2012   #4
x BlueRobot

 

You need to run the test for least 2 hours, and please upload the new dumps for analysis. Remember to enable "Round off checking" with Prime95, there is a post below the tutorial which explains what it is and how to enable it.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
27 Dec 2012   #5
DingoSauce

Windows 7 64-bit
 
 

ok I'll do that today and post the results. Thanks
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 BSOD randomly when playing games, probably hardware




Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
BSOD randomly, mainly when playing games.
Recently my computer just randomly gets a black screen then after about 30s it automatically restarts. When it finishes restarting, I see a windows error message which says that my computer has experienced a BSOD. I don't know if it is actually a BSOD, since I don't get a blue screen, it just...
BSOD Help and Support
BSOD playing games, Hardware issues?
Hi, after you helped me in a previous post: (http://www.sevenforums.com/bsod-help-support/353261-different-bsod-everyday.html#post2946554) No BSOD's in about a week so was very happy. However today I encountered another BSOD. Was playing CIV 5 when it occurred and again the Minidump folder...
BSOD Help and Support
BSOD randomly, except when playing games.
BSOD when doing absolutly nothing at all. Have never crashed while playing full screen video games.. i have attached a SF Diagnostic tool archive, hope it helps. No malware, no virus. Sry my english
BSOD Help and Support
BSOD randomly playing games
Getting BSOD atleast once every week while playing games like world of warcraft, path of exile, Dota etc. Attatching a BSOD dump file. I have no clue myself what's wrong. Thanks in advance! :)
BSOD Help and Support
BSOD randomly after playing games or playing movies )
Hi Guys, I have issues with my desktop. I randomly get the bsod (kernel data inpage error). I thought it started after I installes the new ATI drivers. So I tried older drivers but without any result. After that I thought it was an issues with Win 7 64bit. So I installed 32bit. But still I get...
BSOD Help and Support
BSOD randomly while playing games
Hi recently my computer has been crashing randomly while playing games. I mostly play league of legends but it crashes with any game that I try to play. I have tried re-installing windows 7 and removing and re-installing drivers. It can crash a few minutes in to the game or after a couple hours. ...
BSOD Help and Support


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 23:43.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App