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Windows 7: Overclocked computer blue screens while running non-intensive game?

22 Jan 2015   #1

Windows 7 Ult
Overclocked computer blue screens while running non-intensive game?

Hey guys I was playing DOTA 2 and my computer blue screened.

Now the thing is that strange is that dota 2 is not a very intensive game.... Not at all. I run Day-Z fine without any blue screens or anything. And that game is much more taxing on the CPU than Dota is.

I got a blue screen in the middle of the game and when I rebooted the Bcode was 101. Which I googled and people said that is a CPU fault? I was wondering if it would be caused by my overclock, which is a modest 3.3ghz to 4.4 . I do have a good cooling set up, custom loop water cooled using only distilled water and biocide. Oversized radiator and the best CPU waterblock on the market.. etc.

I've ran a battery of stress tests (AIDA64 & intelburntest) and I've passed all of them. The temps are pretty low when running these tests and the CPU Vcore multiplier is well below "safe" limits.

So I'm kinda confused.. Why would my PC blue screen to a CPU fault running such an easy to run game like Dota2?

Thanks for any help.

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23 Jan 2015   #2
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64

Host Name:                 X-PC
OS Name:                   Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 
OS Version:                6.1.7601 Service Pack 1 Build 7601
OS Manufacturer:           Microsoft Corporation
OS Configuration:          Standalone Workstation
OS Build Type:             Multiprocessor Free
Registered Owner:          X
Registered Organization:   TEAM OS
Product ID:                00426-OEM-8992662-00173
Counterfeit installations such as yours contains heavily modified code that causes the installation to behave it unexpected ways. Analysing BSOD's and determining their causes on these sorts of installations is very unreliable.

My recommendation is to start with a clean slate, and install a genuine version of Windows. This will minimise the problems you are experiencing, and make subsequent diagnosis of BSOD's far more reliable. Once you are running a genuine Windows installation, and are still experiencing BSOD's, we will be happy to help you solve them :)
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 Overclocked computer blue screens while running non-intensive game?

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