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BSOD when gaming

By bisaha21
Apr 30, 2012
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  1. Hi all my names Jon. im pretty tech savvy but am completely stumped as to why my computer keeps getting BSODs when i play video games. i came here to see if you all could help figure out what the heck is going on..attached are my three minidump files..only ones i have i dont know why but hopefully someone can help me with using these three.
     
  2. bisaha21

    bisaha21 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 33

    for some reason i cannot attach my minidumps why not? it tells me wrong extension..error?
     
  3. bisaha21

    bisaha21 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 33

    okay seems i had to go into permission and allow security access THEN save them into a zip file..thanks hopefully you can use these and help me figure it out haha.
     

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  4. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,987   +168

    The minidumps are pointing to a memory problem. Do you have BSOD's happen other than during game play?
     
  5. bisaha21

    bisaha21 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 33

    very rarely TMagic. I havent experienced other then during gameplay whatsoever.. so as far as memory problems..you think its the RAM sticks? i have memtested it previously and i let it run overnight but never recieved any issues with it...came back okay...
     
  6. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,987   +168

    That's what the memory shows
     
  7. bisaha21

    bisaha21 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 33

    so you think by putting in new RAM it should solve the problem? lol.
     
  8. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,987   +168

    Unless you are over-clocking
     
  9. bisaha21

    bisaha21 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 33

    negative not overclocking...alright well what ill do is order new ram and post on here in a few days..cool? i did try and play a game again and it crashed once again...lol..but ill buy new ram and let you know how its going alright? Thank you for the assistance much appreciate it.
     
  10. bisaha21

    bisaha21 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 33

    welp I BSOD'ed again....heres the new mini dump Tmagic. oh btw I did purchase new ram and input it today..this BSOD is with the NEW ram.... 8GB DDR3 Corsair Vengence
     

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  11. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,987   +168

    KMODE_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED
    Fltmgr.sys
    Ntoskrnl.exe

    What are your computers specs? Things like motherboard, hard drives and power supply rating...
     
     
  12. bisaha21

    bisaha21 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 33

    Operating System
    MS Windows 7 64-bit SP1
    CPU
    AMD Phenom II X2 550121 °F
    Callisto 45nm Technology
    RAM
    8.00 GB Single-Channel DDR3 @ 666MHz (9-9-9-24)
    Motherboard
    ASUSTeK Computer INC. M4A79XTD EVO (AM3)121 °F
    Graphics
    LCD TV (1920x1080@60Hz)
    AMD Radeon HD 6700 Series (XFX Pine Group)108 °F
    Hard Drives
    488GB Western Digital WDC WD5001AALS-00J7B1 ATA Device (SATA)94 °F
    Optical Drives
    DTSoftBusCd00
    DTSoftBusCd01
    ATAPI DVD A DH24AAS ATA Device
    Audio
    VIA High Definition Audio





    also added is more indepth data if needed
     

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  13. bisaha21

    bisaha21 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 33

    also I can unlock my processor if I chose too...I dont though...it can unlock to the phenom II x4 B50
     
  14. bisaha21

    bisaha21 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 33

    power supply is a Corsair PSU...750W
     
  15. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,987   +168

    Okay, the DRAM (memory) voltage should be close to 1.59 volts. Raise it to 1.7 volts and see if the BSOD's stop. If not lower the DRAM voltage to around 1.4 volts and check for any BSOD's
     
  16. bisaha21

    bisaha21 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 33

    well I went in to the bios and changed it to 1.7 volts..but when I go back into speccy it still says 1.5v ...bios show 1.7v though...idk whats going on with that...lets give it some time..see if it hangs/BSODs.....new thing now is that it likes to just straight up FREEZE...idk whats causing that..no minidumps when it freezes though.
     
  17. bisaha21

    bisaha21 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 33

    okay no new BSOD so far but it just froze up while reading on wikipedia...had to restart yet again...no new minidump either...eventviewer still shows the kernel power critical error...
     
  18. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,987   +168

    Alright, after thinking about it, this may be a hard drive issue. Go to Western Digital's support website and download and run their hard drive diagnostic software. You could also run a disk check by right-clicking on the C drive, select properties, tools and check hard drive. Select both check boxes and setup a check on next start up
     
  19. bisaha21

    bisaha21 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 33

    did both...came up and I didnt see the results of the chkdsk...took about 2 hours...came back and saw it at the login screen except it was frozen yet again...
     
  20. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,987   +168

  21. bisaha21

    bisaha21 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 33

    yeah I used that one..passed all tests
     
  22. bisaha21

    bisaha21 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 33

    well its not the harddrive..just installed a fresh copy of win7 on a brand new HD...thats not it...
     
  23. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,987   +168

    So no BSOD's now?
     
  24. bisaha21

    bisaha21 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 33

    I havent gotten any BSODs...but now the computer will just completely freeze...hard hang as what ive been taught to call it..and it just sits there..doesnt restart, no reboot...just completely frozen..cant type alt tab move mouse click nothing....just frozen.
     
  25. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,987   +168

    Sounds like a bad power supply now...
     


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