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Windows 7: BSOD - x124 Hardware During light loads only

21 Oct 2013   #1
Tmarco81

Windows 7 Home SP 1 x64
 
 
BSOD - x124 Hardware During light loads only

Hello!

I am going through the steps suggested in the "Stop 0x124 - what it means and what to try" thread but thought I would post some of the symptoms here to see if an experienced user could read them better than I can.

The error occurs almost exclusively when I am doing mundane things like filling out forms in a browser (like this post) or using office software such as PowerPoint. I can run high stress games such as Arma 2, Arma 3, and even the Battlefield 4 beta at length without any problems. My GFX card temp tops out at 80 (high, I know) and processor at 70, but nothing that should be causing real damage.

I have gone through 3 passes with memtest86, I have run prime95 for 2 hours, and I have thoroughly tested my video card with fuhrmark (sp?) and Kombustor. I also ran chkdsk on my drives as well as reinstalled windows to rule out software.

Any help or suggestions would be greatly appreciated.


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21 Oct 2013   #2
AC

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit
 
 

Code:
Probably caused by : GenuineIntel

Followup: MachineOwner
These are 0x124 Bugchecks, a fatal hardware error.

Seems like it's your CPU that's at fault. It could also be heat related, do you have a good amount of thermal paste in your system? You also have some old drivers, including...

Code:
intelide     intelide               Kernel        7/13/2009 4:19:48 PM  
intelppm     Intel Processor Driver Kernel        7/13/2009 4:19:25 PM  
IpFilterDriv IP Traffic Filter Driv Kernel        11/20/2010 2:52:19 AM 
IPMIDRV      IPMIDRV                Kernel        11/20/2010 2:04:53 AM 
IPNAT        IP Network Address Tra Kernel        7/13/2009 5:10:03 PM
Also, do you have any motherboard software installed? It can be buggy, just leave the drivers needed for your system.
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22 Oct 2013   #3
Tmarco81

Windows 7 Home SP 1 x64
 
 

Thanks for the advice.

I am working on updating the drivers, I didn't even know you could update processor drivers before.

If I keep having problems after that (the BSOD is so rare that I can go a week without it happening), I will go the thermal paste route.

Quick question: does the processor report chip temperature or does it come via a mobo sensor? I have never noticed overheating.
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