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Got some trouble with ASUS 7970 directcu II

Discussion in 'AMD / ATI' started by Flash, Sep 13, 2013.

  1. Flash

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    As I was afraid, I still have problems with it.

    First is this weird monitor "crash", where I was in windows explorer, browsing through the steam client when the video just crashed. I thought my system crashed, but actually the second monitor was still ok (I could move the mouse around and icons). I had to reset.

    VID 20130920 222201 - YouTube

    Then I had this BSOD when I was watching a .mkv video. Haven't done much gaming but can't tell how reliable it is as my longest play period was less than 30 minutes.

    BCCode: 1e
    BCP1: 0000000000000000
    BCP2: 0000000000000000
    BCP3: 0000000000000000
    BCP4: 0000000000000000
    OS Version: 6_1_7601
    Service Pack: 1_0
    Product: 256_1

    Looks like the video card again to me...
    Last edited: Sep 21, 2013
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    Hi

    Disable hardware acceleration,
    test with ccc and other ccc apps uninstalled
    do catalyst custom install driver only
    http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/hardware/ff560322(v=vs.85).aspx

    Edit: set CPU and MEM default clocks; run no OC while testing

    atb

    Law-II
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    Quick update on this.

    Looks like Catalyst 13.4 with no CCC installed does not BSOD me anymore. Catalyst 13.9 does...
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    Add ccc apps back one by one to see which is causing the issue; test the system at each stage

    atb

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    I was wrong. I just played Battlefield 3 campaign and got hit by another BSOD, 1a.

    I'm thinking it might be the motherboard. I am running everything at stock
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    What motherboard bios version is installed?
    Did the system have BSOD before new hardware was installed e.g: vga card?

    http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/hardware/ff557391(v=vs.85).aspx

    Is a memory management issue; nb: IMC [integrated memory controller] is on the CPU

    Did windows make a dump file; Use Blue Screen View to interrogate Minidump

    reseat the *CPU [while cpu is removed reset motherboard bios]
    new TIM for the heat sink
    reseat RAM [*test each stick one at a time & set the timings manually in bios]

    minimal build, PSU, CPU & Heat Sink, one stick of RAM, Vga Card [then add one piece or hardware at a time and test at each stage]

    *If have a spare hdd /ssd fresh install and service pack for windows;
    run all updates including DirectX

    atb

    Law-II
    Last edited: Sep 29, 2013

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