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Windows 7: Seemingly random BSOD after installing new RAM

08 Jun 2014   #1
bhammes

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Seemingly random BSOD after installing new RAM

I built a new computer in April and just recently added an extra 4GB stick of RAM that was the exact same model as my other two. The problem I'm now having, only after adding that extra 4GB, is that I will randomly sit down at my computer to find that it has rebooted after a crash, with the following explanation from Windows:

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7601.2.1.0.256.1
Locale ID: 1033

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 3b
BCP1: 00000000C0000005
BCP2: FFFFF80002F7B90E
BCP3: FFFFF8800A3C3970
BCP4: 0000000000000000
OS Version: 6_1_7601
Service Pack: 1_0
Product: 256_1

Not only do I browse the web, watch video and run iTunes a lot, but I run BF4 for hours on end and have never once had this issue while actually using my PC. It only seems to happen when I'm not around, and it's happened like five times now in the past three days. Everything is running absolutely perfectly otherwise, and MemTest86 showed absolutely no errors. I have to believe there is some issue with the extra RAM, but I'm basically at the limit of my basic knowledge of hardware/software interaction after running MemTest. I kind of assume I'll need to fiddle with some settings in bios, like maybe timing or voltage for the RAM, but I've never done that before. Anyone have any ideas what I can do to fix it?


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08 Jun 2014   #2
Boozad

W7 Pro x64 SP1 | W10 Pro IP x64 | W8.1 Pro x64 VM | Linux Mint VM
 
 

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08 Jun 2014   #3
bhammes

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Thanks! Sorry I failed at reading instructions!
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