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PC randomly (often) BSODs -- been testing a lot...

By Ulrik Pedersen ยท 4 replies
Sep 5, 2012
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  1. PC spec:

    ASRock Z68 Pro3
    Intel Core i5 2500 (3.30GHz)
    4 x Corsair 4096MB PC3-10700
    Nvidia Geforce GTS 450 1024MB
    2 x Seagate ST1500DL003-9VT16L (data disks)
    1 x OCZ Agility 3 60GB (system disk)

    Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) SP1


    The pc randomly BSOD's without warning. I upgraded BIOS and upgraded firmware in SSD, that didn't solve the problem.

    I have tried stresstesting RAM with Memtest86, tried stressing the cpu with Prime95, tried stressing the gpu with Furmark... neither of this can recall the BSOD..

    Any ideas?


    Attached Files:

  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,243   +234

    All the minidumps are the same:
    Is the SSD set on a SATA3 port and configured as AHCI in the bios?
  3. Ulrik Pedersen

    Ulrik Pedersen TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Yes and yes.

    But just found a place in UEFI where to choose "SATA device type". Before it said "Hard Disk Drive" and now I changed it to "Solid State Drive".

    I have no clue what this change means and I doubt that it will make any difference.
  4. Ulrik Pedersen

    Ulrik Pedersen TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Just as expected... had another BSOD this night...
  5. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,243   +234

    Is there another minidump? How is the SATA controller set in the bios? IDE, AHCI or RAID?

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