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PC randomly locking up/freezing for 30 seconds- a minute!
Mar 13, 2014, 11:39 AM
So my PC will completely freeze for 30 seconds to one minute fairly frequently (4-5 times a day) and it is very frustrating.
-All my drivers are up to date
-I did a memory test and it came back with 0 errors
-Full virus scan by Mcafee came back with no viruses
-AMD 6300 6 core CPU
-Corsair RM550 PSU
Further info -
-My event viewer gave me this error multiple times, (I don't know whether it's related to the freezes): Kernel-Power 41 (63)
Please help me as this is a major hindrance! If you need any more info about my PC just let me know! Thankyou!!
Mar 13, 2014
Mar 13, 2014
randomly locking freezing seconds minute
Mar 13, 2014, 12:04 PM
what are you're temps including gpu.
Mar 13, 2014, 2:29 PM
Hi, GPU is at about 40 (goes to 50 when gaming) CPU is 40. Case sensors are reading 30. Don't think temps are a problem
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Mar 13, 2014, 2:32 PM
indeed. do you have the latest nvidia drivers? never go with the ones who comes with a cd.
Mar 13, 2014, 2:36 PM
Yeah I downloaded the latest drivers from their site. So are you thinking this is a GPU problem then?
Mar 13, 2014, 2:37 PM
not sure yet.Do you have the latest bios update
Mar 13, 2014, 2:38 PM
I'm not sure, how do I check?
Mar 13, 2014, 2:39 PM
whats you're motherboard?
Mar 13, 2014, 2:43 PM
It's a Gigabyte 970A-DS3P AMD 970
Mar 13, 2014, 2:49 PM
Mar 13, 2014, 2:51 PM
Ok thankyou! Thanks for your help, i'll try that and check back here tomorrow to see if it has worked
Mar 13, 2014, 2:52 PM
Mar 13, 2014, 9:22 PM
Make sure you stay connected to the internet at all times so you don't mess up your BIOS.
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