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Windows 7: Random BSODs not associated with any particular process, 124?

26 Dec 2014   #1

Win 7 Pro SP1 x64
Random BSODs not associated with any particular process, 124?

I've been getting seemingly random BSODs for the last 6 months since adding a new CPU (4770k with H100i water cooler), motherboard (MSI Z97 Gaming 5), GPU (R9 280X) and RAM (Corsair Vengeance Pro 16gb DDR3 2400mhz) to my PC. The BSODs seem to occurred regardless of what I'm doing, could be just surfing the web or could be playing any number of games. Two weeks ago, I thought I'd found the problem when I spotted a loose nut sitting on the GPU PCB (it fell off a bracket I had to make for the water cooler to miss a large heat spreader on the motherboard), but today the problem occurred again and I couldn't find anything out of place inside the case.

I ran sfc /scannow with no integrity violations, Furmark GPU stress test (80C max temp) and CPU Burner (62C max temp) with no issues.

I ran the SevenForums diagnostic tool after the last BSOD and saved all the files, plus the one that happened today, so I've posted both zip files. IIRC the previous BSOD was code 124, but I didn't catch today's code.

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27 Dec 2014   #2
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64

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*                        Bugcheck Analysis                                    *
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Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 124, {0, fffffa800d9ca028, bf800000, 124}

Probably caused by : GenuineIntel

Followup: MachineOwner
Perform the following stress tests:

RAM - run 8 consecutive passes minimum
RAM - Test with Memtest86+

CPU - run STANTARD test
CPU - Stress Test Using IntelBurnTest

Video - run for 29 mins.
Graphics Card Problems - Diagnose

Storage - run DOS version of SHORT test
SeaTools for DOS and Windows - How to Use
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28 Dec 2014   #3

Win 7 Pro SP1 x64

I ran Heaven/GPU-Z.0.8.0 for 70 minutes on Extreme, and IntelBurnTest/HWiNFO64 on standard for 5 iterations. I didn't notice any issues with Heaven. From the HWiNFO64 data, it seems my CPU is overheating? It's reporting the cores maxing out between 79 and 84C when Intel says 72.7C is my max Tcase.

I'll run Memtest86+ tonight.

ETA: I just realized that something was funny with my HWiNFO64 results, specifically the core ratios of 40.0x, when I have a 4770k which is 3.5ghz. I dug around a bit and found my motherboard was set to automatic overclocking, I set it back to default (no OC) and re-ran IntelBurnTest on standard for five iterations. Those second results are marked with a "2" at the end of the file name, and the temps stayed at 63C and below with the core ratios at the expected 35.0. But isn't 63C still a high number, especially for a water-cooled system?
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