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Windows 7: BSOD 101 or game crashes durring any high end game

06 Mar 2013   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
BSOD 101 or game crashes durring any high end game

I've been haveing some trouble with either game crashes or full bluescreen (error 101).
I WAS useing twin GeForce 9600GTs in SLI, I recently upgraded to a HD 7870.
The problem did not change, suggesting that video drivers are not the source... Although altering the drivers with the 9600GTs did seem to effect if the game crashed or full bluescreen crash.
So basicly, the PC works fine untill I play a game (high end and/or minecraft... simple games do not trigger it) at that point, you are on borrowed time. Around 15-120 min. into gameplay, either the game will crash (fatal error bug or no bug report) OR the PC will freeze briefly followed by a blue screen BCCode 101. (Windows 7 64)

I did a simple RAM check, but I did not leave it running for long. I have 3 sticks of 2GB in there, and haveing removed one at a time did not effect the problem. (IE: I took out each stick, leaveing 2 in for a quick and easy method to find a possable faulty RAM chip).

Thus far, it would seem that the CPU in at haveing timeing issues with a core.
Processor: AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 6400+ 3.2 GHz

Could it be overheating? Everything seems to work fine untill I start a game, then it crashes out roughly 30 min into playing. I'm consitering removeing the heat sink, reapplying the thermal paste, and checking if that has any effect. This much I am qualified to do; but is there a way to monitor processor heat levels durring gameplay (I'm sure standard bios heat checks would not show problems). If I can conferm a heat issue, I can consiter purchaseing a new heat sink system. Perhapse a liquid cooling kit would do the job.

I have heard of shutting down a core via BIOS, but I've not found that in the pheonix bios menu. I consiter this a final option, but anyone with experience in this process provideing alittle insight would be helpfull. If it is a faulty core, setting affinity for a single program is unlikely to be sufficient.

Well... I ramble on like I have a clue, but I'm clearly over my head on this one. Here are the diagnostic tool info files.

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06 Mar 2013   #2

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06 Mar 2013   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

Sure thing
Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0):
Windows Validation Data-->
Validation Code: 0
Cached Online Validation Code: 0x0
Windows Product Key: *****-*****-JCKJV-X6WY3-W4VRB
Windows Product Key Hash: JKcC53XrlnlsGuTEAMSEzzyPAqc=
Windows Product ID: 00359-029-0563761-85551
Windows Product ID Type: 5
Windows License Type: Retail
Windows OS version: 6.1.7601.2.00010300.1.0.003
ID: {0728FF93-D742-431F-B365-B785C2DFF313}(1)
Is Admin: Yes
TestCab: 0x0
LegitcheckControl ActiveX: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Product Name: Windows 7 Home Premium
Architecture: 0x00000009
Build lab: 7601.win7sp1_gdr.130104-1431
TTS Error: 
Validation Diagnostic: 
Resolution Status: N/A
Vista WgaER Data-->
ThreatID(s): N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Windows XP Notifications Data-->
Cached Result: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
File Exists: No
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
WgaTray.exe Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
WgaLogon.dll Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
OGA Notifications Data-->
Cached Result: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
OGAExec.exe Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
OGAAddin.dll Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
OGA Data-->
Office Status: 109 N/A
OGA Version: N/A, 0x80070002
Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Office Diagnostics: 025D1FF3-364-80041010_025D1FF3-229-80041010_025D1FF3-230-1_025D1FF3-517-80040154_025D1FF3-237-80040154_025D1FF3-238-2_025D1FF3-244-80070002_025D1FF3-258-3
Browser Data-->
Proxy settings: N/A
User Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 8.0; Win32)
Default Browser: C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
Download signed ActiveX controls: Prompt
Download unsigned ActiveX controls: Disabled
Run ActiveX controls and plug-ins: Allowed
Initialize and script ActiveX controls not marked as safe: Disabled
Allow scripting of Internet Explorer Webbrowser control: Disabled
Active scripting: Allowed
Script ActiveX controls marked as safe for scripting: Allowed
File Scan Data-->
Other data-->
Office Details: <GenuineResults><MachineData><UGUID>{0728FF93-D742-431F-B365-B785C2DFF313}</UGUID><Version>1.9.0027.0</Version><OS>6.1.7601.2.00010300.1.0.003</OS><Architecture>x64</Architecture><PKey>*****-*****-*****-*****-W4VRB</PKey><PID>00359-029-0563761-85551</PID><PIDType>5</PIDType><SID>S-1-5-21-1933746213-3917263656-2009069497</SID><SYSTEM><Manufacturer>System manufacturer</Manufacturer><Model>System Product Name</Model></SYSTEM><BIOS><Manufacturer>Phoenix Technologies, LTD</Manufacturer><Version>ASUS M3N-HD/HDMI ACPI BIOS Revision 0901</Version><SMBIOSVersion major="2" minor="5"/><Date>20080426000000.000000+000</Date></BIOS><HWID>A8C13207018400F6</HWID><UserLCID>0409</UserLCID><SystemLCID>0409</SystemLCID><TimeZone>Eastern Standard Time(GMT-05:00)</TimeZone><iJoin>0</iJoin><SBID><stat>3</stat><msppid></msppid><name></name><model></model></SBID><OEM/><GANotification/></MachineData><Software><Office><Result>109</Result><Products/><Applications/></Office></Software></GenuineResults>  
Spsys.log Content: 0x80070002
Licensing Data-->
Software licensing service version: 6.1.7601.17514
Name: Windows(R) 7, HomePremium edition
Description: Windows Operating System - Windows(R) 7, RETAIL channel
Activation ID: 2e7d060d-4714-40f2-9896-1e4f15b612ad
Application ID: 55c92734-d682-4d71-983e-d6ec3f16059f
Extended PID: 00359-00170-029-056376-01-1033-7600.0000-0382013
Installation ID: 018095036764158170358380912936718200658084427344561041
Processor Certificate URL:
Machine Certificate URL:
Use License URL:
Product Key Certificate URL:
Partial Product Key: W4VRB
License Status: Licensed
Remaining Windows rearm count: 3
Trusted time: 3/6/2013 10:07:46 PM
Windows Activation Technologies-->
HrOffline: 0x00000000
HrOnline: 0x00000000
HealthStatus: 0x0000000000000000
Event Time Stamp: 2:7:2013 15:31
ActiveX: Registered, Version: 7.1.7600.16395
Admin Service: Registered, Version: 7.1.7600.16395
HealthStatus Bitmask Output:

HWID Data-->
OEM Activation 1.0 Data-->
OEM Activation 2.0 Data-->
BIOS valid for OA 2.0: yes, but no SLIC table
Windows marker version: N/A
OEMID and OEMTableID Consistent: N/A
BIOS Information: 
  ACPI Table Name OEMID Value OEMTableID Value
My System SpecsSystem Spec

07 Mar 2013   #4

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 enterprise 64 bit, Windows 7 Pro 64 bit ,Windows 8 64bit

Everything looks fine to me, so the BSOD you are getting is the 0x101 its usual causes are:

Device driver, BIOS bug, hardware defect
Unfortunately the dump file its self has very little information, so on that note please:

check your system manufacturers site for updates to your BIOS link here: ASUS Service | North America

Check for updates to your video card driver here:

update your network drives here: Drivers - Download NVIDIA Drivers

let us know if this helps
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07 Mar 2013   #5

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

I didnt think to update the bios... I updated to 2801. So far it seems to have done the trick.
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08 Mar 2013   #6

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Windows 7 enterprise 64 bit, Windows 7 Pro 64 bit ,Windows 8 64bit

Let us know if you have further problems.
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10 Mar 2013   #7

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

Well, it now takes about 12-21 seconds from the time I power it on to the time it gives me the system beep and starts loading.

It also seems to refuse the video input (No input even durring post). Powering down and turning the power source off and on seems to fix it (via the PSU's rear switch). Video is linked to the GPU, I've not tried to bypass that or really... I havent tried anything to fix it.

I've not yet toyed with the bios settings to try to find the solution yet (I've been rather sick). But you guys seem to enjoy a puzzle, so I'll put it up here now as I don't plan to fuss with it untill Tuesday.
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