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New PC crashing.

Last response: in Systems
June 4, 2011 9:19:11 AM


I built a computer with a gtx 590, an i7 2600k, g-skill ripjaws 8gb at 1600mhz, a p8p67 deluxe and a coolermaster silent pro 850w psu.

My computer keeps freezing and crashing, this does not happen during games, but also during web browsing.

I ran prime 95, I freeze after about 2 minutes on blend and on the first option.
The temperatures I'm hitting with prime 95 don't really exceed 50 degrees, so I doubt cooling is a problem, because I'm using an NH-D14 and a cooler master haf x.

Here is the log with who crashed:

On Sat 04/06/2011 08:59:46 GMT your computer crashed
crash dump file: C:\Windows\Minidump\060411-9890-01.dmp
This was probably caused by the following module: hal.dll (hal+0x12A3B)
Bugcheck code: 0x124 (0x0, 0xFFFFFA8007CD8028, 0xBE200000, 0x5110A)
file path: C:\Windows\system32\hal.dll
product: Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
company: Microsoft Corporation
description: Hardware Abstraction Layer DLL
Bug check description: This bug check indicates that a fatal hardware error has occurred. This bug check uses the error data that is provided by the Windows Hardware Error Architecture (WHEA).
This is likely to be caused by a hardware problem problem. This problem might be caused by a thermal issue.
The crash took place in a standard Microsoft module. Your system configuration may be incorrect. Possibly this problem is caused by another driver on your system which cannot be identified at this time.

I am on windows 7 64 bit, memtest also freezes my computer as well.

What could be the problem? I doubt that it is the graphics card because the computer freezes with 2 different graphics card.

Many thanks

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a b B Homebuilt system
June 4, 2011 5:03:27 PM

I would start by finding out the exact model number of your g-skill ripjaws RAM, see what voltage it is manufactured for and then seeing what your BIOS voltage for it is set at... you may want to bump it up a small amount. ( are you using 2 or four RAM slots?)
a c 122 B Homebuilt system
June 5, 2011 3:25:46 AM

I agree with anonymous. The first place I would check is memory.

The second is the PSU.