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Got some trouble with ASUS 7970 directcu II

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#26
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...
 
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#27
Hi

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
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

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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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#29
Hi

Quick update on this. Looks like Catalyst 13.4 with no CCC installed does not BSOD me anymore. Catalyst 13.9 does...
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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#31
Hi

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

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