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BSOD x 3 with code f4, Windows 7 Ultimate x64

By ezramcnichols
Feb 29, 2012
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  1. Hello all.

    I have a pc that I put together last june (June 11) and put in a few upgrades about 4 weeks ago.

    Today, for the first time, I have received 3 BSOD's.
    The first two occured while I was using my pc, and doing several things on it, including working through my company's VPN and watching a video. The third occured when I closed everything but the VPN, and was afk.

    After each BSOD, my boot drive didn't appear in the boot menu in my bios. I turned off the pc for under 2 minutes each time, and when I started it back up it did show up.

    The boot drive is a SSD, so heat shouldn't be an issue.

    My system specs:
    corsair hx750 750w
    video card:
    evga geforce 570 2560MB
    Corsair vengeance 8gm (4gb x 2)
    intel core i5 3.3ghz
    boot drive:
    crucial m4 64gb ssd
    asrock p67 mobo

    There's also a 600gb data drive i had from an older pc. The drive is about 2 years old, and is a Western Digital (caviar i think), but I don't have a link or much by way of detail for it.

    The video I was watching both of the first two times was on an external drive, not the ssd or the data drive.

    The recent (4 week old) upgrades to the machine were the new PSU and video card, along with adding a second monitor.

    I ran a full chkdsk with repair, and it found nothing at all, and i've been monitoring my temps with CoreTemp and CPUID HWMonitor, and haven't seen anything outside safe ranges (or even outside normal ranges).

    My three dumps are attached, as zips since raw they were 284-285kb.

    My gut says that since the hd is a ssd, that it's just kicking out, even at only ~8 months old. Any thoughts are appreciated.

    Attached Files:

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