BSOD every few minutes at worst, tried (almost) everything.

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  1. Simon Nordblad Schmidt

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    Hi out there,

    Recently I've been having a lot of BSOD's on my desktop running windows 7. I've tried troubleshooting and searching the web for anything related to my problem. I have gathered all the information you asked for, and a bit more from bluescreenview, too.
    I've tried to reinstall windows 7 on my PC, but that didn't solve anything.

    Also I only posted the two slots in CPU-Z, since the two others are empty.

    Thanks in advance
    Simon
     

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  2. kemical

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    Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.
    
    BugCheck 124, {0, fffffa800e9b2028, bf800000, 124}
    
    Probably caused by : GenuineIntel
    
    Followup: MachineOwner
    
    Hi Simon,
    all your dump files are the same and are a Bugcheck 124 which means a hardware fault has occurred. If we check through we see the type of fault was a 'Machine check exception' and causes can be:
    • overclocking (which normally increases heat-output)
    • poorly-fitted heatsink/computer fans (the same problem can happen with excessive dust in the CPU fan)
    • an overloaded internal or external power-supply (fixable by upgrading)
    That list is by no means finite and a Bios in need of updating as well as RAM errors can also be included as possible causes. (not to mention certain software can also cause this issue)

    BiosVersion = V1.4
    BiosReleaseDate = 08/16/2013
    Bios is old and a 2014 version was only released a few weeks ago (there have been 6 updates since your Bios was released). Please update your bios to the latest version ensuring I have the correct support page for your motherboard:
    http://uk.msi.com/product/mb/Z87GD65_GAMING.html#download

    Check your CPU is running ok by using Intel's diagnostic tool:
    https://downloadcenter.intel.com/Detail_Desc.aspx?DwnldID=19792

    Check your temperatures with this app:
    http://www.hwinfo.com/
    Try to get figures for when the CPU is at idle and at full load (if possible)

    I used the last dump file in the list to check through the driver stack but couldn't really see any so I'm guessing that's because you re-installed as stated above. You can find most of the drivers needed on the motherboard support page:
    http://uk.msi.com/product/mb/Z87GD65_GAMING.html#download

    Drivers for your GPU can be found here:
    http://www.nvidia.com/Download/index.aspx?lang=en-us

    Can you post the make and model of your PSU please?

    Post any new dump files after updating the above
     
  3. Simon Nordblad Schmidt

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    Hi Kemical,

    First of all thanks for the very quick response. I clean my pc fairly often so dust is not the problem, neither is overclocking. I believe my PSU is fine for my setup, I have a Corsair CX 750W. I did as you wrote, and I installed MSI Live Update and updated the BIOS together with several other updates. My temperatures are about 35-40 degrees celcius on surfing/downloading and about 50-55 degrees celcius when playing games like Battlefield 4 with max in all graphic options. The CPU seems to be running fine too.

    After installing the new BIOS i have had no BSOD's (for a while atleast, about 3 hours now while trying to use a varity of different programs that caused crashing earlier), and everything seems to work just fine.

    Thanks for the help, very much appreciated.

    Simon
     
  4. kemical

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    That's great... Post back if you should need to and happy gaming.. :)
     

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