I just built this tower for my friend and I can't even run it for more than 10 minutes without it freezing up (to the point that I can't even open task manager) and crashing with the BSOD. I'm running W7 and I first noticed it when I tried to use Windows Update It would stop after about 30 updates and wouldn't let me stop the updates or when I tried to reboot the computer it would start to apply them and then blue screen right away. I read a couple of forums and saw that the problem could be either the mobo, hard drive, or the RAM.
Here's what is in this thing:
The CPU is an i5 3570K. I'm not OC'ing. The power supply is a 600w by Extreme Power Plus. I re-installed Windows and it went okay for a little while, no BSOD at least. But it would say that the updates failed and had to revert changes when it booted back up. Now I'm trying to keep doing the updates and it went back to doing BSOD again. Even during Safe Mode with Networking.
Well I just swapped out hard drives to see if that was it. Like 5 minutes into installing SP1 it blue screened so that only leaves the power supply. I only have one other power supply I could swap it with and that one is currently in use for the next few days. I'll swap em when I can and get back to you on whether that ends up working or not.