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Windows 7: BSOD while gaming/under heavy load

18 May 2016   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
BSOD while gaming/under heavy load

Hello everyone,

For the past few months, I've been getting BSOD mostly while playing various games. The past couple of days, I have been able reliably trigger BSOD while playing SW:Battlefront. The problem is getting worse--I've been able to play SW:B for hours with no issues in past months, but in the last couple days I can trigger BSOD in under 5 mins.

Ok, so technically it isn't a "blue screen"... it's black. The system does not power down, but I do lose video, and also audio shortly thereafter. Occasionally upon restart, I'll get an error message stating that the system recognizes the problem to be a bluescreen error.

Per forum instructions, I have attached two recent DM logs.

I have done very little in the way of troubleshooting prior to this other than some general research. I mainly suspect a bad GPU based on matching problem descriptions on various forums.

Any help with this issue is appreciated, and of course let me know if more information is required for accurate diagnosis.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
22 May 2016   #2

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10

Hello and welocome degen mate some more system specs please System Info - See Your System Specs

Now some of the dumps are pointing at the GPU and the usual first try is to uninstall the Catalyst Control Centre and use only a the GPU driver only.

SYMBOL_NAME:  atikmdag+2601e

FOLLOWUP_NAME:  MachineOwner

MODULE_NAME: atikmdag

IMAGE_NAME:  atikmdag.sys


FAILURE_BUCKET_ID:  X64_0xA0000001_atikmdag+2601e

BUCKET_ID:  X64_0xA0000001_atikmdag+2601e
You also have some problem components see pic and my advice would be to disbale or get rid of the Avast
My System SpecsSystem Spec

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