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Windows 7: BSOD on fresh skylake computer build

21 Aug 2015   #1
McWafflez

Windows 7 64bit
 
 
BSOD on fresh skylake computer build

I'm using windows 7 at the moment and only have chrome and steam installed. I'm using a wireless adapter that may or may not be the cause of the crashes, anyways here is the dump files if anyone could analyze them.Attachment 369604


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21 Aug 2015   #2
Pauly

Win7 Ultimate X64
 
 

Your dumps are pointing towards memory corruption (or a bad driver passing bad info into memory)
I would start by testing your ram
RAM - Test with Memtest86+
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21 Aug 2015   #3
McWafflez

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

Thanks for pointing my toward the RAM. Now that you said that I went to re-seat my RAM and saw that my heatsink fan was touching the closest stick just a bit, I moved the fan up to take any pressure off the stick/DIMM slot. I'll update if I get another BSOD (and actually see if I own a usb stick for memtest86). I'll also update as solved after a day or so if that really fixed it.
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22 Aug 2015   #4
McWafflez

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

I got another BSoD after removing the first stick so I ran memtest and narrowed it down to 2 sticks with errors, I ruled out broken DIMM slots with the 2 non erroring sticks multiple times. RMA started and I don't have a guilty conscience about returning them due to the second stick that didn't have pressure on it throwing errors as well.
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