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Windows 7: New build stop 0x124 BSOD: motherboard or CPU at fault?

11 Dec 2014   #1
Luck100

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
New build stop 0x124 BSOD: motherboard or CPU at fault?

I'm getting 0x124 BSOD regularly on a new self-built machine. I think I've ruled out all possibilities except for the motherboard or CPU. My question: is there any way to figure out which one it is? Unfortunately I don't have a suitable spare mobo or CPU that I can cross-test with.


The gory details:
It's a new build and I get 0x124 BSOD every time I play youtube videos in Chrome, and it happens within a few seconds of starting playback. Internet explorer is fine on the same videos. I've also gotten a couple of 0x124's playing videos in Plex, but it takes much longer and doesn't happen at all sometimes. Haven't seen BSOD in any other cases, but I haven't tried much else since it's a new build that crashes.

What I've tried (and nothing worked):
1. Re-install Win 7 Ultimate x64 SP1 (direct from MSDN iso download). Before connecting to internet, I turn off all updates. Then install latest ethernet drivers (from MSI website for my mobo), and download Chrome. I get BSOD playing youtube video in Chrome, with literally nothing else installed other than Windows and network drivers.
2. Run windows update and install all the newest drivers (again from MSI website for my mobo) and newest NVidia WHQL driver for my graphics card. Still BSOD.
3. Remove graphics card and run with integrated graphics (HD4600).
4. Ran memtest86 to completion on all tests, no errors.
5. The SSD and graphics card were taken from another Windows 7 x64 PC which runs perfectly (and has been running for 2 years) without any such BSOD. Seems unlikely they are the source of the problem.
6 . Ran intel burntest, core temps just peaked at 80C after 10 iterations.
7. Ran in safe mode with networking - this is the only case where I don't get BSOD playing youtube videos in Chrome.
8. Nothing is overclocked.
9. BIOS is reset to optimized defaults.
10. Flashed BIOS to latest version (2.7)


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11 Dec 2014   #2
Luck100

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Just to be clear: this new build has had BSOD problem since it was built.
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11 Dec 2014   #3
Luck100

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Debugging files attached
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15 Dec 2014   #4
Luck100

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Decided it's probably a hardware problem with the motherboard. System is now disassembled so I can return the motherboard.
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