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Random Freezing on Win7 64 bit

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July 24, 2013 7:13:06 PM

I experience random freezing on my pc. It just freeze with no error message or blue screen. It happens even if I am just browsing, watching videos, typing or gaming. I am not sure which causes this since it does not show any error message. It is so random and I am not sure what triggers it.

Things I have tried:
+antivirus checking
+malware checking
+memtest for 24 hours all passed
+memtest with 1 stick each
+updated gpu drivers

SPECS:
windows 7 64 bit
i3 3220
P8B75-M LE - Motherboard
gts 450
1 ssd INTEL SSDSC2CT060A3
2 storage devices WD
8 gig ram Vengeance® Low Profile — 8GB Dual Channel DDR3 Memory Kit (CML8GX3M2A1600C9)

i checked the QVL for my memory and i did not find it there. could this be a possible issue?
i also did not update my bios. it is the stock bios from the day i purchased it.

any help or suggestion will be greatly appreciated. tnx ;) 
August 3, 2013 8:26:29 AM

UPDATE 8/01:
i changed the memory timings but didn't make any changes. there was still episodes of freezing.
hci memtest and memtest+ were all good for 24 hours testing
drivers for vc also updated

NEW THEORY:
i googled about random freezing on SSDs and found out that its a possibility. i am using intel 330 ssd 60 gig. i am not sure if my settings were correct but so far its working (but not really due to freezing). i upgraded my drivers and my intel tool box detects my ssd as good. so i am not sure what other settings I should be adjusting on my bios. any ideas? tnx

UPDATE 8/3:
Little progress. It no longer freezes and I reboot it. It still freezes and but I can move it after 4-5 seconds and my mouse cursor becomes blurry (WTF??) I will try to either get a new SSD or get a new PSU?? Which is which?
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October 18, 2013 7:59:32 PM

Well my computer also freezes randomly. My fix was to misdirect the BIOS. What I did was:
1. entered BIOS on boot up and instructed it to boot from a USB drive and not the HHD - I made that misdirection in two places.
2. when the computer boots it now says "no operating system found - press CTRL-ALT-DEL"
3. the next thing to do is manually direct the boot up to the hard drive. Your machine may require "Press F9" or "Press F12".
4. I direct boot up to the proper HHD and I have not had a freeze since.

Don't know why it works for me, but it does. Ron.
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October 19, 2013 12:08:09 AM

I've been there with one of my PCs. I spent a light year's worth of effort with no results. I'd recommend a software reinstall followed by driver update. This won't guarantee a fix though.
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November 3, 2013 8:56:43 AM

Half Life said:
I've been there with one of my PCs. I spent a light year's worth of effort with no results. I'd recommend a software reinstall followed by driver update. This won't guarantee a fix though.


I have tried doing this more than once with no success. Now I ditched my SSD and so far the problem is gone. But it does show up from time to time but not as frequent when having the SSD. So I will try to get a new board and psu. That might be causing this. Your thoughts?
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November 3, 2013 9:51:41 AM

just before you take that new purchase path, a couple of things to just try out.

a) bios firmware update (also called flashing)
b) ssd driver udpate
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November 3, 2013 10:17:59 AM

Half Life said:
just before you take that new purchase path, a couple of things to just try out.

a) bios firmware update (also called flashing)
b) ssd driver udpate


I flashed my bios but did not see any improvement. I might try doing that again upon seeing that there is a new one available.

No new updates with the SSD. I already ditched it anyway and I might try a new one if I can solve this spell. It has been like this for sometime now. :(  I kinda miss my old setup with no issues.
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June 7, 2014 1:52:02 PM

have you found any answer yet cause I have the same problem with brand new build I have tried all kinds of things even 3 different hard drives with the win 7 64 bit and even using win vista 64 bit nothing has worked for me yet it happens more often when lighter loads to are applied or when idleing I go to bed and wake up to a frozen screen but no temp issues there is just no rhyme or reason for this I started a thread for this but no one has answered me at all this is driving me crazy here are my specs
PC-Case (Chassis) = Thermaltake Core V71
Extreme Full Tower Chassis, (CA-1B6-00F1WN-00)
Dimensions (H x W x D) 23 x 9.1 x 22 inches)
(583 x 230 x 560mm)

Power Supply Unit (PSU) = Antec EA-750 PLATINUM 750W
80 PLUS PLATINUM Certified Power Supply

Motherboard = (Main Board) = ASRock 990FX Extreme9
AM3+ AMD 990FX + SB950 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0
ATX AMD Motherboard with UEFI BIOS

Central Processing Unit (CPU) = AMD FX-8320 Vishera
3.5GHz (4.0GHz Turbo) Socket AM3+ 125W Desktop Processor
FD8320FRHKBOX

Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) = Galaxy GeForce GTX 650 Ti
GC Video Card - 1GB GDDR5, PCI-Express 3.0 (x16),
1x Dual-Link DVI-D, 1x Dual-Link DVI-I, 1x Mini-HDMI,
DirectX 11, Overclocked, Dual-Slot, Fan, - 65IGH8DL7AXT


Random Access Memmory (RAM) = G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB
(2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1866 (PC3 14900)
Desktop Memory Model F3-14900CL8D-8GBXM

Solid State Hard Drive (SSD)= Kingston SSDNow V300 Series
SV300S37A/120G 2.5" 120GB SATA III Internal Solid State Drive

Serial Hard Drive (Sata-Drive) = 300GB VelociRaptor
10000RPM 16MB SATA3Gb/s 3.5" Hard Drive w/WD IcePack Heatsink

TV Turner Card = K-World VS-L-TV7131RF

Uninterupted Power Supply Unit (UPS) = CyberPower CP1500PFCLCD
Line-Interactive UPS System-Pure Sine Wave
please let me know if you figure it out or any advice please !!!!!!!!!!!
thanks sincerely bummed out
jaymus777at gmail

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