New MB + RAM = Bluescreen?

Hello Guys,

I just recently bought myself a new Mainboard (Asus M5A97 Rev2.0) and 8 DDR3 1333 (CSX).
I also purchased a new CPU Cooler for my Phenom II x4 965 (Artic Cooling Freezer 13). My GPU is a HD5770v2 from Asus. Since i installed the MB, the RAM and the Cooler, my Windows kinda screwed up everything. I needed to reinstall Windows, which was not a problem at all. But ever since, i am getting bluescreens in unregular intervals. It is refering to amdkmdag.sys. I tried reinstalling the driver a few times, but nothing seems to be working. Also tried to turn off the Overlock feature from Catalyst. Running a memory test said that my memory is working fine and has no errors.

Why do i keep getting those bluescreens and is there any way to solve these issues?

Greetings,
AkumaSlayR
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  1. faulty RAM also leads to BSOD. you can try running program like memtest86 to see if you got faulty ram.
  2. renz496 said:
    faulty RAM also leads to BSOD. you can try running program like memtest86 to see if you got faulty ram.


    amdkmdag.sys sounds like something else and he said he ran the memory test error and no errors..If it was memory he would get page fault in a non page area or memory management error
  3. determinologyz said:
    amdkmdag.sys sounds like something else and he said he ran the memory test error and no errors..If it was memory he would get page fault in a non page area or memory management error


    I looked up on the internet and several guys said, that amdkmdag.sys had something to do with the driver of my GPU, however every "fix" did not help me at all. Also, i did run a memtest, yeah, which was completed without any error.
  4. Could you try using older drivers for your Graphics card?

    http://support.amd.com/us/gpudownload/windows/previous/Pages/radeonaiw_vista64.aspx

    Let me know if it does work, I have this theory about the new drivers and I want to know if its right...
  5. paddys09 said:
    Could you try using older drivers for your Graphics card?

    http://support.amd.com/us/gpudownload/windows/previous/Pages/radeonaiw_vista64.aspx

    Let me know if it does work, I have this theory about the new drivers and I want to know if its right...



    Sure i can, would have been the next thing on my To-Do list. I actually did speak to the computer shop saleman today, he told me to try exchanging the RAM, which would be the next thing after trying an older driver. Going for the 12.6 now, worked fine for me before :)
  6. Have you tried exchanging a different card? My first Radeon did that and so I bought an Nvidia, boom no bsod after that.
  7. squirrelonfire said:
    Have you tried exchanging a different card? My first Radeon did that and so I bought an Nvidia, boom no bsod after that.


    Im not that rich that i can buy a new card every month, have to pay fees and much more aswell. So no, i did not try getting another Card. I would also think more than twice before i buy a nvidia-card :)
  8. You could try one stick of ram at a time, and then run memtest. Or try other memory. You could also use driver sweeper to remove the drivers for your GPU and then download and install the latest ones.
  9. It could also be the motherboard, I saw a similar problem on a different forum. http://forums.anandtech.com/archive/index.php/t-2175947.html

    The guy there replaced his motherboard and it solved the issue.
  10. fil1p said:
    You could try one stick of ram at a time, and then run memtest. Or try other memory. You could also use driver sweeper to remove the drivers for your GPU and then download and install the latest ones.


    Its not the ram as been stated..Im guessing driver issue
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