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New BSOD's after motherboard upgrade

By Nostras
Feb 18, 2014
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  1. 3770K
    7970 Matrix Platinum
    Z77X-UP7 ( New )
    Corsair Vengeance 8GB 2133 Mhz ( dual )
    Samsung EVO 250GB
    Seasonic 660XP

    After I upgraded my motherboard ( Z77X-UD3H ) I started getting bsods, it seems to happen most when gaming.

    And yes, I reinstalled W7 x64.

    I'd love to run memtest, but it hangs here.
    http://I.imgur.com/cmepczo.jpg
    Something doesn't seem right.

    I am also unable to upload any .dmp or .7z files ( wtf? ), best I could do.
    https://mega.co.nz/#!rEsD2KAJ!9Cn8HwYdCDcOWqkpF1Wm7Yl2-Pizv43zD0lFfAzRNPg

    As far as I know defragging ssd's are a bad idea and don't help at all ( correct me if I'm wrong ).

    Running chdsk right now.
     
    Last edited: Feb 18, 2014
  2. Nostras

    Nostras TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 21

    Chkdsk returned no bad sectors, ssd looks fine.
     
  3. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    You don't need to run CHKDSK or defrag a SSD. doing so may shorten the SSD's life... Get into the bios under Advanced Frequency Settings , under CPU Core Settings and disable C3, C6 stepping and any CPU thermal monitor settings. Doing this should stabilize the computer
     
    Last edited: Feb 18, 2014
  4. Nostras

    Nostras TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 21

    So far no bsods, thanks so far!

    Got an idea why this happens?
     
  5. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    Did you disable those settings in the bios?
     
  6. Nostras

    Nostras TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 21

    Yes.

    As a sidenote, the bsods are very infrequent though, happens about twice per week.
     
  7. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    Okay, You may have other issues. The changes in the bios are primarily for game play stability... I have the same chipset and found these settings by trial and error...
     
  8. Nostras

    Nostras TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 21

    It seems to happen most often when I transition from high load to low load ( finish bf4 match and quit / quit titanfall ).
     
  9. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    You should be okay now...
     
  10. Nostras

    Nostras TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 21

  11. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    What were you doing when the BSOD happened?
     
  12. Nostras

    Nostras TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 21

    I quit titanfall.
     
  13. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    Sounds like the video card is over-heating or over-clocked too far
     
  14. Nostras

    Nostras TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 21

    It's actually running stock 60c.
     
  15. Nostras

    Nostras TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 21

    Ok... It worsened now. Every half hour while playing BF4 the entire system freezes. Whenever it happens I hear that sound I hear when windows boots in my headset ( *kapoof*, Vengeance 1500 ).


    I have yet to see it crash idle though.

    I've slightly lowered the memspeed to 2000 Mhz in the hopes that fixes it.
     
  16. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    Have the Radeon video cards drivers been updated?
     
  17. Nostras

    Nostras TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 21

    14.1 afaik.
     
  18. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

  19. Nostras

    Nostras TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 21

    I have 14.1, I know because I manually installed it :p

    Lowering memory to 2000 Mhz didn't fix it.

    I selected legacy boot mode, I'm going to try again.
     
  20. Nostras

    Nostras TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 21

    Nope, didn't work.

    I'm out of ideas.
     
  21. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    Did you try using the auto detect tool to make sure you have the latest video driver?
     
  22. Nostras

    Nostras TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 21

  23. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    Okay I just wanted to make sure
    Go ahead and reset these values to their default values
     
  24. Nostras

    Nostras TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 21

    Hmm, didn't help.
     
  25. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    Didn't help what? What symptoms are you seeing now?
     

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