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Windows 7: BSOD playing games, Hardware issues?

06 Dec 2014   #1
joester2000

Windows 7 64x bit
 
 
BSOD playing games, Hardware issues?

Hi, after you helped me in a previous post:
(Different BSOD everyday)

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 was empty. I managed to take a picture of the BSOD as when it happened it would not go away, I left it fro about 10 mins and had to manually restart my PC.

In the BSOD it says there is a hardware issue, coming up to Christmas I can afford to replace hardware in my PC but I don't know which piece is causing the problem?

Thanks for your time.

Joe


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06 Dec 2014   #2
Golden
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 

You need to perform the following tests in order to find the culprit:

RAM
RAM - Test with Memtest86+

CPU
CPU - Stress Test Using IntelBurnTest

Video
Video Card - Stress Test with Furmark

Storage
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