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Occational bluescreens about DX

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  1. Laurijan New Member

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    Hi!

    Ever once in a while, 10 days, sometimes 7 days I get a bluescreen about a Directx file.
    I got a fresh Win7 install and newest Nvidia driver.
    The GFX is a ASUS GTX560Ti Top 1GB.
    Heaven bench and 3DMarks run fine but I´d like to know with which program I could make the bluescreen come so that I can RMA the card.
    The card was in the shop I bought it and they tested it but found nothing.
    My PSU is about 5 years old 750W, mobo is new, cpu is new and I have reseated it several times.
    Bios is newest.
    OC is stable and should not make the bluescreens since I get them even with stock settings.

    So with what programs I could make the card do a bluescreen?

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    Greetz Lauri
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    CPU overclocked?
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    Yes but mildly and prime95 3 hour stable

    the hal.dll blue-screen was form a too high OC of the CPU
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    That dump says absolutely nothing about DX. It says that kernel crashed.
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    Check the caused by driver section - those files are related to nvidia and dx
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    Hi

    try this - power down your system, remove the memory; clean the memory blades with a coffee filter and isopropyl alcohol; use and air duster to clean the memory slots on the motherboard; then install each memory module one at a time and test them

    Bug check 0x7F typically occurs after you install a faulty or mismatched hardware (especially memory) or if installed hardware fails.

    Source - http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/hardware/ff559244(v=vs.85).aspx

    Double check that you are running the correct memory timings

    atb (all the best)

    Law-II
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    The driver file that crashed is "nvlddmkm.sys" which is part of nvidia's gpu drivers. I recommend re-installing video drivers after cleaning the old ones out.

    Edit: You're video card isn't overclocked is it? If it is, set it back to stock. This doesn't appear to be a system memory/cpu issue.
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    One buy told me it could be my SSD but i dont believe that . next time i get a bluecreen i start using a 8800GTX for a month and see what happens.
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    Turn off the OC and run her bare for a while. See if that fixes the issue. Also what are you doing when it happens? Firefox hates flash and I see that's what you are using.
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    I get blue-screens even with OC off. I use Firefox and Flash but i can´t recall that a blue-screen ever came while I was in FF.
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    Beta drivers?
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    Latest Nvidia normal driver.
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    What programs are you using when it happens or is it fully random? Is your DirectX updated also?

    To test the card out I would give Battlefield 3 multiplayer a try. Find a good 64 player server running Firestorm and play for an hour or so. That will beat the hell out of your GPU way better then most benchmarks.
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    Several times I got blue-screens while I was watching movies with BSPlayer and once ingame in EVE Online. I dont remember other situations anymore.
    I dont want to buy BF3.
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    Did your card ever run good? What I mean is maybe it doesn't like the latest drivers for whatever reason. Maybe roll back? Also what about your direct x? Did you update it after the fresh install?

    Other then that I would say its your GPU or your PSU.

    Also Furmark will make your system BSOD but let me tell you it WILL burn out a perfectly good GPU.
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    Turn your OC off until you figure it out. First culprit is memory. Stock clocks and run Memtest for at least 3 hours
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    He is stock and what he is getting is not related to memory.
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    Furmark is no go?
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    I still need info how to force a bluescreen so that i can pinpoint the faulty component so that can RMA my mobo or GPU or CPU.

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