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Windows 7: BSOD while playing/starting steam related games

29 Mar 2015   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
BSOD while playing/starting steam related games


since a few days I experience BSOD while playing/starting Steam games (noticed it the first while playing Payday 2, tried Space Engineers later and it happened there too).

This only happens while playing or starting Steam games, I played WoW for hours now without any problems but as soon as I try to play a Steam game I get a BSOD. Also my games now got black borders which I was able to fix for Payday but it's still strange that they appeared at the same time as the BSOD.

My Specs:

CPU: Intel i2500k

GPU: Asus HD Radeon 7950 (AMD Graphic card)

Mainboard: Asrock Z68 Extreme4 Gen 3

Power Supply: be quiet! Straight Power E9-CM 480W ATX 2.4

RAM: TeamGroup Elite Series DIMM Kit 8GB, DDR3-1333

Please let me know if I forgot any specific logs/specs or any other information you need to help me. :)

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29 Mar 2015   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

It seems like I found the problem, noticed heat spikes for my GPU and CPU, increased my cooling and so far it works fine.
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