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Windows 7: BSOD when CPU is working hard (Gaming)

23 Oct 2014   #1

BSOD when CPU is working hard (Gaming)


I dont even know where to start.. I have tried so many things, but ill do my best here, i appreciate the help.

I have been getting blue screens when my processor is getting its game on. This happens even if i play a game on lowest settings possible (CSGO) in this case. Sometimes if i am lucky the bluescreen will not appear when gaming, this happens rarely. I have tried playing all sorts of games, bluescreen appears. Sometimes when i set my ANTI-VIRUS to scan while watching youtube vids and doing something else, the BSOD appears. This problem have been here in nearly a year now, i have simply run out of ideas on how to fix it.

Here is the tingy i got told to upload

Things i have tried that didnt help.

Taken the CPU out and cleaned it, NOT adding new paste, because i got told it doesnt matter, i didnt touch the paste tho, but i guess it still got a little messy. ()

Restarting the motherboard by taking out the little battery and holding the shutof button on for 30sec, while all the USB's stuuff is out of the PC. (This actually worked, for 2 month it didnt BSOD), but it came again and when back to the usual BSOD's

I have tried reinstalling windows... Didnt help. (But not on a normal HDD, always on the SSD)

Putting USB's in other places, didnt help.

Here is a picture of the BSOD
imgur: the simple image sharer

Here are some pictures of my pc.
(I have checked all cables, and none are loose or anything)
My pc is clean enough so that is not the problem)
imgur: the simple image sharer

Here is something else
imgur: the simple image sharer

Here is a list of my normal programms running, i have tried to disable some of them to avoid BSOD, doesnt help, have tried GAME BOOSTER too, doesnt help.
(Malware bytes, Security Essentials Microsoft, Precision X, Dropbox, Steel Series driver, for headset, Reaktek audio shizzle, Intel Rapid storage, Nvidia Geforce program)

Here is stats by CPU-Z and CoreTemp
imgur: the simple image sharer

Stuff that is installed
(Note that Dextop is never running)

Adobe Flash Player 15 Plugin
Adobe Reader 8.1.2
Asmedia ASM104x USB 3.0 Host Controller Driver Asmedia Technology 03-06-2014 2,27 MB
Asmedia ASM106x SATA Host Controller Driver Asmedia Technology 15-09-2014 96,0 KB
CCleaner Piriform
Cheat Engine 6.4
Command & Conquer Generals
Command and ConquerTM Generals Zero Hour
Core Temp 1.0 RC6
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Counter-Strike: Source
DAEMON Tools Pro
EVGA PrecisionX 16
Football Manager 2014
Fraps (remove only)
Game Booster 3
Garry's Mod
Google Chrome Google Inc.
Grand Theft Auto IV Rockstar North
Grand Theft Auto: Episodes from Liberty City
GTA IV Vehicle Mod Installer v1.2
Half-Life 2: Deathmatch
Half-Life 2: Episode Two
Intel(R) Management Engine Components Intel Corporation 15-09-2014
Intel(R) Network Connections Intel 03-06-2014 12,9 MB
Intel(R) Rapid Storage Technology enterprise
Java 7 Update 71 Oracle
K-Lite Codec Pack
Left 4 Dead 2
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware
Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.1 M
Microsoft Games for Windows -
Microsoft Games for Windows
Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2013
Microsoft Security Essentials
Microsoft Silverlight
Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable
Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable - x86
Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable - x86 9
Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 x64 Redistributable -
Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 x86 Redistributable -
Microsoft Visual C++ 2012 Redistributable (x64) -
Microsoft Visual C++ 2012 Redistributable (x86) -
Notepad++ Notepad++ Team
NVIDIA 3D Vision Controller Driver 344.46
NVIDIA 3D Vision Driver 344.48
NVIDIA GeForce Experience 2.1.3 N
NVIDIA Graphics Driver 344.48
NVIDIA HD Audio Driver
NVIDIA PhysX System Software
Origin Electronic Arts, Inc.
Popcorn Time Popcorn Time
Realtek High Definition Audio Driver
ShockWave 1.1
ShockWave Map Pack
Skype Click to Call
Skype™ 6.21 S
Source SDK
Steam Valve Corporation
SteelSeries Engine 3.2.9 SteelSeries ApS
System Requirements Lab CYRI Husdawg, LLC
The Elder Scrolls V Skyrim
USB PnP Sound Device
Vegas Pro 13.0 (64-bit)
Ventrilo Client for Windows x64
ViewRight Web PC
VLC media player
Windows Live ID Sign-in Assistant
WinRAR 5.10 beta 4 (64-bit)
Worms Reloaded
µTorrent BitTorrent Inc.

I might think the CPU's thermal paste need to be replaced on, but i cannot afford till next month.

Tell me if you need me to get me you some more info.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
23 Oct 2014   #2

Windows 7 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Pro X64/Linux Mint

Hello LeSickRager, I'll see if I may help you. You have no dump files in your BSOD upload. Pleas configure your computer for small Memory dumps, going by this. Dump Files - Configure Windows to Create on BSOD. I will tell you that whoever told you removing the CPU and not needing new thermal paste, do not ever listen to anything he tells you. Put new thermal paste on now. It is not expensive. You can get excellent thermal paste for $10.. Also, uninstall Dameon tools as it is a known BSOD causer. use this to help you do it right.
Daemon Tools, Alcohol 120% and Power Archiver Pro uses SCSI Pass Through Direct (SPTD), which is a well known cause of BSOD's.

1. Uninstall Daemon Tools.
2. Download the SPTD standalone installer and follow these steps:
- Double click the executable to open it
- Click the button shown below

If the button it is grayed out, as shown in the image, there is no more SPTD installation on your system, and you can just close the window.

Update your Firmware on your Samsung Evo drive, a new Firmware was just released to solve some issues with them. It can be downloaded here Samsung SSD (Solid State Drive) 850 and 840 series | Samsung SSD Website

Go into your BIOS and look at what the SATA controller is set to, look at what your ram is set to, press load optimized defaults and confirm it, set your sata controller to what it is set to now, set your ram to the manufacturers specs for frequency, timings and voltage, set your boot order to what it is right now, save and exit. Do not touch anything else. You are seriously overclocked and I am sure it is very unstable. If your graphics card is overclocked too, set it to defaults. Get your system stable before you try to overclock anything. Then learn how to overclock it properly, which I can look at your CPUz screenshot and tell you it is not now.

Do all those things first, then see how it runs. I imagine you will have better results. Once you have done all of that, open a elevated command prompt ( click start, type cmd in the search box, right click on the cmd entry and select run as administrator) in the black box that opens, copy/paste sfc /scannow. If you decide to type it, notice the space between the sfc and the /. It is a system file checker which will scan your system files and attempt to correct any missing or corrupt files. What we want are the results to say windows found no integrity violations. If it says files were found but could not be repaired, close the box, reboot and run it again, after opening the administrative command prompt. You may have to reboot and run it three times for it to repair all system files. If it can't repair them after 3 reboots, let us know.

Let us know how it goes.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
23 Oct 2014   #3


Hey dude, awesome, thank you for taking your time for this!

I ran into bios, and i took a picture: imgur: the simple image sharer

As you can see in this picture, i have clicked ASUS OPTIMAL setting, and the speed is at 4557MHz, so i switched to NORMAL, and the clock speed is not 3.6 Ghz. I hope it helps now.

The Dram information in the picture is disabled as you can see, but it was used to be set to Profile 1(1600 Mhz)

My Dram was set to 1600 Mhz, so i did the thing where i clicked something like; Optimize defaults and confirmed it.

I also installed the driver for my SSD

I also uninstalled Deamon Tools, and downloaded SPTD, and the thingy was grayed out so i just closed it.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

23 Oct 2014   #4

Windows 7 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Pro X64/Linux Mint

Your CPU at stock is 3.6 with a turbo boost to 3.8. That's stock. If you hit F5 in bios it will set everything to stock. Then set the sata controller and ram and boot, save and exit. Then run the SFC /scannow I told you how to run. You are running pretty hot at idle, I suggest you apply the thermal paste before using it for anything.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

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