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Windows 7: Various random BSODs, usually when doing light activity

24 Oct 2014   #11

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

I've tried multiple slots, with both ram sticks together, and individually - I get BSODs with whichever. No Memtest errors though.

My understanding is that the memory controller is on the CPU now, which could well implicate the CPU also.

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24 Oct 2014   #12
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64

Run this on VERY HIGH TEST and watch the temps. carefully:
CPU - Stress Test Using IntelBurnTest

That should rule out the CPU.
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24 Oct 2014   #13

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Passed 10 passes at Very High level. Max temp 65șC.

The major difficulty I'm having working this problem out is that I can't get an error in any testing software, so it's hard to nail down.
The other problem is the infrequent nature of the BSODs, sometimes not occurring for 2 weeks.

I'm going to format Win7.

Thank you for your help.
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21 Apr 2015   #14

Windows 7 Ultimate x64


I continue to have the same issues.

Still getting BSODs, mostly Memory_management.
But much frequently getting problems either going in to sleep, or resuming from sleep. Sometimes hangs / black screens, more frequently a single program will crash. Can be firefox, thunderbird, my password manager, solidworks, anything really.

I've run Memtest86+ (previously used Memtest86) for 24 hours on single core, and then 24 hours on parallel (all 8 cores) without any errors. (Using my 16gb RAM)

I've run for a few weeks on entirely different RAM (2x2gb sticks) - possibly had less BSODs, but still had some and still had programs crashing, particularly when resuming from sleep.

I've reinstalled Windows 7 a number of months ago.
I've updated to the latest BIOS.
I've tried various versions of AMD graphics drivers.

I would happily buy a replacement part if I could work out which part needed replacing!!!
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 Various random BSODs, usually when doing light activity

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