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Windows 7: BSOD only when PC sits idle for random time.

15 Jul 2014   #21

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Now it is stop 0x116. Indication is towards the display environment. You are having a GTX 770.

Check if the Power Supply Unit (PSU) supplying adequate power to the computer or not.
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Also let us know the wattage of the PSU.

Stress test the Graphics Card using Furmark.
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Let us know the results. We have to decide our next steps based on those information.

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15 Jul 2014   #22

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I believe I'm all set. It was the eco power switch on my psu that was causing it. System would go into a lower power mode, which doesn't work well with the components I have.
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15 Jul 2014   #23

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Good to know.

Let us know for any further issue.
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