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Windows 7: Tons of BSOD's

27 Dec 2009   #1

Windows 7 Pro 64
Tons of BSOD's

I really hope I can get some help here.

I recently put together a computer build on Dec. 19th.(Specs below). I can't remember when exactly it started but from what I can remember it's been going on since day 1. I thought it was a driver issue at first but that doesn't seem to be the case. I get BSOD's when idle, browsing the web and playing any games.

I've attached my Minidumps in a zip file for someone to analyze.

Intel E7500
Gigabyte EP45-UD3L
XFX HD 5750
WB 640GB Black
OCZ ModxStream 600w
G.Skill 4GB 1066
Win7 Pro 64

My System SpecsSystem Spec
27 Dec 2009   #2


I've just had a quick look and they are all pointing in different directions. At this stage I'd suggest it's h/ware based.

Since it's a new build, I'd suggest starting with memtest86 to check your RAM to begin with.

Memtest86+ - Advanced Memory Diagnostic Tool
My System SpecsSystem Spec
27 Dec 2009   #3

Windows 7 Pro 64

I just downloaded and burned it. I will run it the entire night and check back tomorrow. Thanks
My System SpecsSystem Spec

27 Dec 2009   #4


Good luck mate.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
27 Dec 2009   #5

Windows 7 Pro 64

I ran MemTest86+ for 10hrs last night........ouch
My System SpecsSystem Spec
27 Dec 2009   #6

Windows 7 Pro 64

I changed my MCH core voltage from 1.1 to 1.2v, Memory multiplier from Auto to 4.00A and FSB from Auto to 266FSB. (This was suggested that I do from another tech site)

It was smooth for about 3hrs but I just crashed in a game. (Solid black screen, with computer still on - had to restart). I haven't had a BSOD yet since I've changed those settings in the BIOS.

Any suggestions?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
28 Dec 2009   #7


Sorry for the delay.

Are they 2x2GB or 4x1GB modules?

A freeze is still indicative of problems.

First thing I would do would be to manually input the RAM timings and voltages.

The timings and volts should be on a sticker on the modules themselves. Alternatively use CPU-Z 's SPD tab to find what you need to set:

Attachment 44258

Since all those tests are failing Test 5, you can 'shortcut' memtest by running that test only until you get zero errors. (then run the entire lot overnight again)

If you still get errors after manually entering the settings, start by testing each stick individually. If each stick passes with zero errors, but still fails with all installed, use one stick and test each DIMM slot individually.
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