Updated hardware; now Windows 7 crashes when waking from sleep

I've been searching around online for the past few hours trying to find a solution from this, to no avail.

Problem:
I recently upgraded my old computer's motherboard/cpu to an Asus Z87-PRO and i7-4770K respectively.
At first I didn't bother doing a fresh install; I just uninstalled the old Mobo drivers and installed the new ones, which I thought worked at first. That is, until my computer first went to sleep.

Every time it wakes up, whether put to sleep on a timer or manually, it lets me log in with my password and then freezes at the welcome screen.

But here's where it gets weird.
Sometimes, but not all the time, I will get an error stating:
Quote:
The instruction referenced at 0xXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX referenced memory at 0xYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY. The required data was not placed into memory because an I/O error status of 0x0000000e.

Click on OK to terminate the program.

The weirder thing is that when it shows, it isn't always the same process that is named (which is why I didn't include it).

Regardless of whether this happens, it always shuts down after a little bit of waiting, but never reaches the desktop. This issue has *only* happened when waking up from sleep mode, and otherwise the entire system has worked fine (Side note: It also died when it woke up to do automatic updates in the middle of the night).

It does not, however, yield a BSOD, meaning I don't have a memory dump to go from.

My attempted solutions:

At first I attempted reinstalling Windows 7, because I figured it's possible that one of the old drivers could have caused an interference of some kind.
This, however, had no beneficial effect. All it did was require a few hours of updates -.-

After this, I attempted finding all the updated firmware for the Motherboard's chipset/sata drivers, just in case that was the issue. Still nothing.

Then I found an article with a similar problem here, and so i tried setting the disk to never turn off (I also followed a series of SSD optimizations from an article here as well). Still no luck.

Finally, in desperation, I updated my BIOS firmware. Of course, no luck.

I really have no idea what this could be. I have used this same SSD for Windows for the past 2 years, and I've been through 2 other motherboards with no problem.
For those wondering, this is my current setup:

Setup:
CPU: Intel i7-4770K
Mobo: Asus Z87-PRO
Graphics: 2GB VRAM GDDR5 XFX AMD Radion 6870X
Memory: 4x8GB Corsair Vengeance
OS Drive: 60GB Corsair Force 3 SSD
OS: Windows 7 Professional

Does anyone here have any suggestions for trouble shooting to hopefully make this work? I don't know what else to do!
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  1. For future reference, whenever you change the motherboard you must re-install Windows so that Windows Setup can create a new Product ID String in the Registry. Only Windows Setup can do that.

    I see you did eventually re-install Windows, so I'm assuming you first removed all traces of the previous Windows installation before doing that?

    I suggest you test the RAM modules with a bootable CD containing Memtest86. Download the ISO CD Image from here: http://www.memtest.org/

    To create the CD from the ISO file, use IMGBurn: http://www.filehippo.com/download_imgburn/

    Now boot your PC from that CD and memtest will start running automatically.
    Any errors will usually be reported within the first four passes so no need to run it longer than that.
    Halt the test by pressing the ESC key.

    To test several RAM modules you need to test each one on it's own (by removing all the others) so that you know which modules (if any) are faulty.
  2. Phillip Corcoran said:
    For future reference, whenever you change the motherboard you must re-install Windows so that Windows Setup can create a new Product ID String in the Registry. Only Windows Setup can do that.

    I know I should have from the start, but I was eager to just make sure that everything was working fine because a full reinstall takes far longer -- so that was halfway-solution at first.

    Phillip Corcoran said:
    I see you did eventually re-install Windows, so I'm assuming you first removed all traces of the previous Windows installation before doing that?


    Yup, completely deleted/formatted the previous installation.


    I will try your suggested RAM test and post the results.
  3. So there didn't seem to be any issue running the MemTest86 software, however I was concerned about one thing showing there.
    It displayed my Ram as being 801 MHz, DDR3 1602.

    I don't know if that's just a fault on the software end or what, but I'm not overclocking anything, and anywhere else that displays my memory information shows it correctly.
  4. What MHz are you running your RAM at?

    Yogi
  5. Bitwize said:
    So there didn't seem to be any issue running the MemTest86 software, however I was concerned about one thing showing there.
    It displayed my Ram as being 801 MHz, DDR3 1602.

    I don't know if that's just a fault on the software end or what, but I'm not overclocking anything, and anywhere else that displays my memory information shows it correctly.


    Hi Bitwise,
    I have a similar 'sleep' issue.
    Did you find a solution to your problem ?
    Thanks
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