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Random BSODs and crashes during games

  1. Hi there,

    I just recently built a brand new computer with a help of a friend who has built many before. But for some reason I keep on getting BSOD randomly even when not playing games. Games like Starcraft II and League of Legends crashes in the middle of the game. At first we thought it was the harddrive but after exchanging it for another one, the same problems persist.

    CPU: Intel Core i5-2500k
    Motherboard: Asus P8Z68-V LX
    Ram Speed, size and #sticks: Kingston 8.0GB DDR3 - 1600 CL9 240, 2
    GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 550 Ti
    PSU: Eagle/VoltasX ET-PSVTX600E-Bk / 600Watt ATX12V Power Suppy
    OS: Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit

    All drivers are up-to-date according to Driver Checker. Everything is brand new so there is no dust and I can't figure out what the problem is. The game would crash and pop up an error asking whether or not I should send in the error. I'm new to this site so I hope I posted up the Mini Dump correctly.

    Attached Files:

  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,824   +163

  3. wayluckierthanu

    wayluckierthanu TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Ok so I've tried the new driver and before that, I unplugged everything and replugged it back in to make sure its all tight. Seems to be working I haven't crashed yet. But this computer is a teased. It made me think I fixed it last time with three games and then crash crash crash. Thank you for the driver update.
  4. wayluckierthanu

    wayluckierthanu TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Okay, Starcraft II crashed. As soon as I signed in, it crashed. Then as I loaded into the game, after a few seconds it crashed and brought up the error window. No description. It just asks me to explain the crash and send. League of Legends has been working fine so far, but i fear it might crash too.
  5. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,824   +163

    You are not over-clocking are you?
  6. wayluckierthanu

    wayluckierthanu TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I don't even know how to over-clock, how do you check?
  7. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,824   +163

    Okay, don't worry about over-clocking. Can you lower the game play settings on the problem games to see if the crashing stops? Also, your power supply may not be strong enough for your hardware...
  8. wayluckierthanu

    wayluckierthanu TS Rookie Topic Starter

    how can you test to see if your power supply is weak? For a moment I thought the problem had been fixed by lowering my settings but it ended up crashing anyways. I have yet to crash in League of Legends.
  9. wayluckierthanu

    wayluckierthanu TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I really need some help with this. I just got a BSOD from just Youtubing!

    Here and with the minidump:

    Problem signature:
    Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
    OS Version: 6.1.7601.2.1.0.256.1
    Locale ID: 1033

    Additional information about the problem:
    BCCode: 3b
    BCP1: 00000000C0000005
    BCP2: FFFFF9600005471A
    BCP3: FFFFF88009803660
    BCP4: 0000000000000000
    OS Version: 6_1_7601
    Service Pack: 1_0
    Product: 256_1

    I don't think lowering my graphic settings matters when I'm just browsing. Could it really be a weak power suppy or my motherboard?

    Attached Files:

  10. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,824   +163

    SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION
    Win32k.sys
    Ntoskrnl.exe

    What is your hard drive's make and model?
  11. wayluckierthanu

    wayluckierthanu TS Rookie Topic Starter

    HItachi HDS721050CLA362 ATA Device

    I don't think it's the hard drives fault though. As mentioned above, I had the same problem with another hard drive. It was a Western Digital, but the amount of BSOD and game crashes were higher on that one.
     
  12. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,824   +163

    Okay, I just wanted to make sure it wasn't an SSD drive....
    Have you run memtest86 on the memory. You might try and raise the memory voltage a notch or 2
  13. wayluckierthanu

    wayluckierthanu TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Ok so i ran that Mems test and nothing. I got another BSOD this time with a different error code


    BCCode: 1a
    BCP1: 0000000000061940
    BCP2: 0000000000220000
    BCP3: 903000010715B8EC
    BCP4: 0000000000000000
    OS Version: 6_1_7601
    Service Pack: 1_0
    Product: 256_1

    Currently doing some research about this error, I've attached another minidump. Thanks for your help so far, I really hope I can get this problem resolved.

    Attached Files:

  14. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,824   +163

    Memory Management

    Are you ready to test your memory and hard drive for errors?:
    http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic51365.html

    You can research errors all you want, but these checks are always the first things to do when troubleshooting BSOD's


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