BSOD at windows startup, after upgrading my PC

By england2010
Oct 15, 2010
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  1. Hi guys,

    I have an issue after upgrading my PC recently and am having difficulty finding a solution. The problem is a BSOD during the windows 7 splash, right after the POST screen. It happens everytime i turn on the pc with the new hardware installed. I haven't overclocked anything, everything is compatible with each other, plenty of airflow and my CPU temperature (according to BIOS) is well under control at about 29C.

    The spec i am attempting to run, is an i7 950 (stock speeds...for now), 6GB DDR3 1600mhz OCZ Platinum, Asus 5770 1gb card, all hooked up to an Asus P6x58D-E board powered by a 500W OCZ PSU. I am using 2 HDD, both of which were from my previous PC, 1 of which contains my OS (windows 7 professional) the other is just for generic storage. I'm fairly stumped as to what the issue is to be honest, I originally assumed it was my PSU, so i have tried a couple of calculators which gave me the same result and shows that 500W is pushing it, but none the less can run the system.

    One thing i am unsure of however, and cant seem to find an answer too anywhere, is if my old HDD with windows on contains drivers for my old hardware, would this cause a conflict with anything i wish to use now? If anyone could shed some light on how to resolve my issue and get me to my desktop, it would be greatly appreciated,

  2. Route44

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