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BSOD constantly, mostly ntoskrnl

  1. Im really frustrated.

    minidumps attached.

    Got bsod constantly on windows 7 so I installed windows 8 and they were still occuring. I tested ram with memtest and memtest86+ with no errors. I tested ssd with hdtune and no errors. Error almost always occurs when im on google chrome.

    If I go back to chrome and click reload and load up all the pages when chrome previously crashed I get bsod almost instantly. Also errors mostly occur when im watching videos like on youtube.

    specs - core i7 920, 2 x gtx260's, tagan bz 1300w psu, corsair force 3 120gb, ocz 6gb ddr3 c8, asus rampage 2 extreme.

    I posted this on other forums too because I urgently need a fix.

    thanks.
     

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  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    The many minidumps are not complete and may be corrupt. Ntoskrnl.exe may just be a simple sign of Windows instability. I suggest that you check your hard drive for errors, by going to computer and right-click on the C drive. Select properties, tools, check now. Put a check mark in both boxes to set a disk check on the next start up... Is the SSD on a SATA 3 port and is the bios set for AHCI or RAID and not IDE?
     
  3. LivingUniverse

    LivingUniverse TS Rookie Topic Starter

    My ssd is on sata 2, I have an x58 mobo. Its set to IDE I think (im on my laptop atm)
     
  4. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    X58 motherboard? Intel, Asus, EVGA or Gigabyte? AHCI is the ideal setting for SSD's but if you change to AHCI you will have to re-install Windows. It is also not necessary to run a check on SSD's using Windows. You may need to apply a firmware update to the SSD to solve this problem
     

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