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Windows 7: Kernel Power Event 41 Crashes Consistent, Tested Every Component

24 Feb 2014   #1

Windows 7 Professional x64
Kernel Power Event 41 Crashes Consistent, Tested Every Component

For a long time now my rig has been consistently crashing, either during or after whenever i run a fullscreen application like video players or games. If I wait for about five minutes it will give me a bluescreen either with error code 0x00000124 or 0x00000101. The event log it tells me that the critical error was a kernel power event 41, and its causing the computer to do a hard hang and have to be restarted in order to recover. My first instinct was that the cause was my graphics setup (given that it only happens when gaming or watching videos), so I took them both out and tested each one individually, but the problem persisted. I've looked the problem up and found I should test the components individually with various software, so I ran FurMark for 30 minutes with no artifacts and no crashes, then i ran Prime 95 for 3 hours with no problems whatsoever, then I ran Memtest 86 for 7 passes with no errors, then I ran a check disk on both my primary drives with no problems either, so now my hypotheses is that it's my PSU having shortages, but I wanted a second opinion. All of my drivers, software, hardware, etc. is completely up to date. Any ideas?

Specs (if it helps):
i7-4770k (stock speeds)
ASUS Maximus VI Hero
two gtx 770's in SLI
8gb Corsair Vengeance @2133
1 SSD for OS and 1 HDD for date
Windows 7 Pro
Corsair HX850

And here's a link to a .txt with the event log details for the error (also attached to this post):

Attached Files
File Type: txt Event Log for Kernel Power 41 Event.txt (1.4 KB, 0 views)
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24 Feb 2014   #2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 64 Bit Home Premium SP1

Check out this post:
Stop 0x124 - what it means and what to try
and see if you can isolate the problem using the test listed there.

For #6 I suggest running your hard drive manufacturer's diagnostic program.

If you have not done so already you may want to do a clean re-installation of your graphics driver, or try a different version of the graphics driver. Always completely remove the old version of your driver and restart before trying a new or re-installation.

I have seen reports here on SevenForums that one of the newest nVidia driver packages was buggy. Folks recommend running 314.22 on problem systems.
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