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Q: My first custom build PC

As this is my first custom build PC I would like to confirm that these components are from the cheapest sources and are all compatible with each other I am a PC building noob and I am following a guide http www pcmech com byopc step- -materials-required Is this guide up to date and usable I play source games and I want to be able to record sometimes and get at least fps on most games the graphics quality must be around med-high My components please tell me if I can get it cheaper somewhere else and if they aren t compatible what do I need instead I am building a gaming rig as cheaply as possible without getting fps on every game like I do on my GHz laptop with gb of ram build first PC My custom Case http www amazon co uk Aerocool-Strike-X-Toolless-Tower-Gaming dp B NA A ref sr s computers amp ie UTF amp qid amp sr - amp keywords pc cases Price OS http www ebay co uk itm Microsoft-Windows- -Home-Premium-Oem- -Bit-SP -Operating-System- -Bit- trksid p m amp trkparms algo SIC amp its I amp itu UCI BIA BUA BFICS BUFI My first custom build PC amp otn amp pmod amp ps Price Motherboard http www amazon co uk P Z -V-Motherboard-CrossFireX-Intelligent-Processors dp B KZQE Q ref sr s computers amp ie UTF amp qid amp sr - amp keywords atx motherboard Price CPU http www amazon co uk Intel-Graphics-BX I -Generation-Technology dp My first custom build PC B CV E WK ref sr ie UTF amp qid amp sr - amp keywords Intel Core i - Price RAM http www amazon co uk Corsair-CML rmance dp B E M TU ref cm cr pr product top Price PSU http www ebuyer com -alpine-ii- w-b-white-psu-with- mm-blue-fan-alpine-ii- w-blue Price Keyboard My first custom build PC and Mouse I have a decent mouse Razer DeathAdder so I just need a cheap keyboard http www amazon co uk Octigen-JK- amp sr - amp keywords keyboard productDetails Price Graphics Card http www dabs com products gigabyte-geforce-gtx- -ti- mhz- gb-pci-express- - -hdmi- BP html q Nvidia GeForce GTX Ti amp src Price Thermal paste for CPU http www digitaldevicesonline co uk cooler-master-thermal-grease html Price Monitor I may not need a monitor I might be able to use an old one but if someone can find a small monitor VERY cheaply it would be greatly appreciated http www currys co uk gbuk comput s- -led-backlit-monitor- -pdt html Price Hard Drive http www amazon co uk Western-Digital- GB- RPM-Internal dp B A M ref sr s computers amp ie UTF amp qid amp sr - amp keywords gb hard drive Price DVD Drive http www amazon co uk LiteOn-IHAS - -AllWrite-Height-Internal dp B B SJZQW ref sr s computers amp ie UTF amp qid amp sr - amp keywords Internal DVD-RW Price CPU Cooler http www scan co uk products intel-reference-s -aluminum-copper-base-heat-sink-fan-oem Sound Card I m not too bothered about sound so I went for a cheap one but it needs to be able to play game sounds atleast to an OK standard http www ebuyer com -xenta- -channel-pci-soundcard-l- - c Price Not including monitor it totals around I need to get it cheaper and if I can I will get like a gb ram kit and wait till I have more cash and get the gb ram kit if I need to but I would mainly like to know if I can get my ideal cheaper else where and for things like the RAM I just want gb tell me if I can get a cheaper gb RAM kit for example I appreciate this is a lot of things to go through but I really would appreciate and I heard the TechSpot community is the best around and I m sure you will exceed my expectations Note I AM A COMPLETE NOOB I may have made a huge mistake so don t get angry and please spare me too much technical language nbsp

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A: My first custom build PC

As this is my first custom build PC, I would like to confirm that these components are from the cheapest sources and are all compatible with each other.
I am a PC building noob and I am following a guide ( Is this guide up to date and usable?
I play source games and I want to be able to record sometimes and get at least 30 fps on most games, the graphics quality must be around med-high.
My components; please tell me if I can get it cheaper somewhere else, and if they aren't compatible what do I need instead? I am building a gaming rig as cheaply as possible without getting 4fps on every game like I do on my 1.8 GHz laptop with 3gb of ram...
Case: cases
Price: 53
Price: 90
Motherboard: motherboard
Price: 85
CPU: Core i5-4570
Price: 157
Price: 50
Price: 14
Keyboard and Mouse (I have a decent mouse (Razer DeathAdder 2013) so I just need a cheap keyboard) :
Price: 5
Graphics Card: GeForce GTX 650 Ti&src=16
Price: 105
Thermal paste for CPU:
Price: 2
Monitor (I may not need a monitor I might be able to use an old one, but if someone can find a small monitor VERY cheaply it would be greatly appreciated!):
Price: 70
Hard Drive: gb hard drive
Price 24
Price: 13
CPU Cooler:
Sound Card (I'm not too bothered about sound so I went for a cheap one but it needs to be able to play game sounds atleast to an OK standard) :
Price: 4
Not including monitor it totals around 600, I need to get it cheaper and if I can I will get like a 3gb ram kit and wait till I have more cash and get the 8gb ram kit if I need to but I would mainly like to know if I can get my ideal cheaper else where and for things like the RAM I just want 8gb, tell me if I can get a cheaper 8gb RAM kit for example.

I appreciate this is a lot of things to go through but I really would appreciate and I heard the TechSpot community is the best around! and I'm sure you will exceed my expectations!
Note: I AM A COMPLETE NOOB, I may have made a huge mistake, so don't get angry, and please spare me too much technical language!
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Kinda new to the Custom Build game anything i should add change to this all input is welcomed I know all the URLs are tiger direct but Custom Build that was simply for a quick splash page on each item ill probably do more price comparisons after this gets finalized Mother Board and Processor --EVGA nForce i SLI Motherboard CPU Bundle - Intel Core Quad Q Processor GHz OEM http www tigerdirect com applications SearchTools item-details asp EdpNo amp CatId lt gt Graphics Card -- XFX GeForce GT Video Card - Alpha Dog Edition MB Custom Build DDR PCI Express SLI Ready Dual Link Dual DVI HDTV Variable Fan Speed http www tigerdirect com applications SearchTools item-details asp EdpNo amp Sku P - lt X gt RAM -- Sets Corsair XMS DHX MB Dual Custom Build Channel Custom Build PC DDR MHz Memory x MB http www tigerdirect com applications SearchTools item-details asp EdpNo amp CatId lt gt Case --Apevia X-Jupiter G Type ATX Full-Tower Case - Clear Side Front USB and FireWire Ports http www tigerdirect com applications SearchTools item-details asp EdpNo amp CatId lt gt PSU --OCZ GameXStream -Watt ATX mm Fan SATA-Ready SLI-Ready Active PFC Power Supply http www tigerdirect com applications SearchTools item-details asp EdpNo amp CatId lt gt HDD -- Seagate Barracuda GB Hard Drive - RPM MB SATA- OEM http www tigerdirect com applications SearchTools item-details asp EdpNo amp CatId lt X gt CD-Drive -- Sony DRU-V S BR DVD Rewritable Drive SATA - x DVD R x DVD RW x DVD-RW x DVD R DL x DVD-R DL x DVD-RAM x DVD-ROM x CD-R x CD-RW x CD-ROM Black http www tigerdirect com applications SearchTools item-details asp EdpNo amp Sku S - lt gt Monitor --ViewSonic VA w quot quot View Widescreen LCD Monitor - ms WSXGA x DVI VGA Black http www tigerdirect com applications SearchTools item-details asp EdpNo amp CatId lt gt Mouse --Logitech G Laser Gaming Mouse http www tigerdirect com applications SearchTools item-details asp EdpNo amp CatId lt gt Keyboard --Logitech G Gaming Keyboard http www tigerdirect com applications SearchTools item-details asp EdpNo amp CatId lt gt nbsp

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Alright everyone i ve got someone who wants me to build them a quot family quot pc I m not looking for a for you think? a custom, what Build do lot of Build for a custom, what do you think? profit off this build only asking for labor because it will be the first build i ve ever Build for a custom, what do you think? done I asked them a few questions and this is what they said Do you need Monitor Mouse Keyboard and or Speakers Monitor Speakers What will you be doing with the computer Gaming business school work internet browser etc school internet music What is your budget i dont know for Build for a custom, what do you think? sure Do you prefer Windows Vista or XP the most up to date Are you on a time limit The building processes can take anywhere from a week to almost a month to get in all parts put it together and resolve any problems that may occur during the build no time limit Alright so I went to newegg and decided to put together a list of stuff and here is what I put together for her tell me what you think Motherboard - GIGABYTE GA-G M-ES L LGA Intel G Micro ATX Intel Motherboard - N E processor - Intel Pentium E Wolfdale GHz MB L Cache LGA W Dual-Core Processor - N E processor grease - Arctic Silver Thermal Compound - N E ram - PNY GB x GB -Pin DDR SDRAM DDR PC Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model MD KD - - N E hard drive - Western Digital Caviar SE WD AAJS GB RPM SATA Gb s quot Hard Drive - N E OPTIONAL BUT SUGGESTED nd hard drive - Western Digital Caviar SE WD AAJS GB RPM SATA Gb s quot Hard Drive - N E cd dvd - LG X DVD R DVD Burner Black SATA Model GH NS - N E case - COOLER MASTER Centurion CAC-T -UB Black Blue Aluminum Bezel SECC Chassis ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - N E power supply currently with instant rebate so - Thermaltake Purepower W RU W ATX V Power Supply - N E OPTIONAL - video card currently with instant rebate so - PNY VCG GXEB GeForce GT MB -bit GDDR PCI Express x HDCP Ready Video Card - N E Building requirement - Rosewill RTK- Anti-Static Wrist Strap - N E Operating System - Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium SP -bit - N E Montior - ASUS VK D Black quot ms Widescreen LCD Monitor with built-in web cam - N E Speakers - Logitech S- Watts Multimedia Speaker System - N E WITH OPTIONAL HARDWARE - no extended hardware warranties Subtotal Shipping labor TOTAL WITH OPTIONAL HARDWARE with year extended warranties on all applicable hardware except speakers Subtotal Extended Warranty Fee Shipping labor TOTAL WITHOUT OPTIONAL HARDWARE no extended hardware warranties Subtotal Shipping labor TOTAL WITHOUT OPTIONAL HARDWARE with year extended warranties on all applicable hardware Subtotal Extended Warranty Fee Shipping labor TOTAL IF YOU DON T WANT TO LOOK ALL THE HARDWARE UP I PUT IT ALL ON A WISH LIST - http secure newegg com WishList PublicWishDetail aspx WishListNumber Click to Maximize I told her it may be a bit much for everything she wants and that I could lower the price a bit with different parts if she needed it but that s what I recommended for her What do you all think oops I meant in the title quot build for a customer quot not quot build for a custom quot oh well it won t let me change it now lol nbsp

A:Build for a custom, what do you think?

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I would ditch that unless your an overclocker, which you don't look like. If you are in fact, an overclocker, I point you toward a sturdy cooler and a better processor, i'm sure the e5200 isn't going to break any records, but it is a good CPU for the price.

PNY is not know for their quality or performance, actually I don't know them at all. OCZ Vista Upgrade 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model OCZ2VU8004GK - Retail, but staying with the PNY seems just fine, I like OCZ more though.

The powersupply is a weak point, go with the CORSAIR CMPSU-400CX 400W ATX12V V2.2 80 PLUS Certified Compatible with Core i7 Power Supply - Retail at $60.

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That isn't necessary but if it makes you feel better, and you don't mind buying one.

SAPPHIRE 100255HDMI Radeon HD 4670 512MB 128-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready Video Card - Retail is a MUCH better graphics card, a little bit more expensive, the 9400 isn't very good.

GIGABYTE GA-EP43-UD3L LGA 775 Intel P43 ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail is a superior motherboard, but it is more expensive and no doubt you could live off the one you mentioned above.

Now I don't know about the motherboard, I can't say anything about that. The price...well, you could switch to an AMD build and save some money for similar performance, and you can stick with the parts you mentioned, but mine have a better bang for the buck .
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just need someone who is good with building computers or knows enough about them to double check to make sure all my stuff will work together, here is the link to all of it in a wishlist on newegg-

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CoolerMaster CASE Silencio RC-550 Black
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AMD Phenom II X6 1090T (sAM3, 3,2 GHz, 6MB L3)
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Samsung SH-B123L Internal Blu-ray Combo Drive LightScribe Sata Black
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Thank you!

A:Custom build help

When you are seeking help you need to post your system component specs. Motherboard; EXACT make, model and revision (if applicable). Processor; EXACT make, model and stepping. Memory; EXACT make and model. Graphics Card (if installed); EXACT make and model. Power Supply; EXACT make and model. Provide links to the components. Also post the operating system.

No one can diagnose a problem without knowing the EXACT components you used in the build.
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so i hope this link works.. if not i guess i will go and make links for every part of my pc..

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A:Help with BSOD, custom build

I found a missing bit in some of the registers of your CPU. This can occur from a driver bug, but very unlikely. Most often, this is caused by a malfunctioning CPU. CPU malfunctioning can occur internally (meaning a bad CPU), or externally from a bad motherboard, a bad PSU, or overheating or an unstable overclocked state.

If you have your system overclocked, please immediately reset it to factory defaults. That should be the first thing done to troubleshooting the problem. Then, you'll want to conduct a couple hardware tests:

RAM: Memtest86+ - 7+ passes
CPU: Prime95 - Torture Test; Large FFTs; overnight (9+ hours)

These tests are included in the UBCD if you prefer a Live CD environment (which is the best environment to test hardware on). Note that Prime95 currently does not work on the UBCD. Also, please provide us temps/voltages using HWInfo with Sensors only option checked. Log two 30-minute instances: one for idle, and one for high load.
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Specs Win pro x Asus M A mobo AMD fx XFX HD gb Patriot gb x OCZ ModXStream W PSU Hi folks I have been running into problem after problem with my new build I've already RMA'd my CPU I've ran memory tests for hours which turned out build a custom BSOD on fine and I completely disassembled and reassembled my computer into a new case I was able to install Win fine but I get random BSODs when using the computer with frightening frequency and they were different error codes almost every time The first place I noticed this was when I would run the Windows Experience Index test and it would lock up or BSOD about BSOD on a custom build s of the way through But it also blue screens in safe mode and once when I was watching a youtube video I initially thought it was a faulty CPU hence the RMA but now I'm thinking that it might be a PSU or mobo problem Any advice or ideas would be greatly appreciated Thanks in advance Rilke

A:BSOD on a custom build

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Hello all thanks for trying to help me,

I am a first time PC builder that has put his computer together and it will not start up.

I push the on button, Light comes on, fans and hard drive start up but then the system turns off. I would say the process is about 1 second overall. Here are my pc spec's.

Intel i5 2500k
ASUS z68 lx motherboard
500gb Seagate baracuda
OCZ 750watt power supply
8GB G-Skill Ripgaw RAM

I am a noob at this kind of thing so all help will be greatly apprietiated, Thanks,


A:New custom PC build that will not start up

Make sure the motherboard isn't touching anything it shouldn't.

Sounds like it could be shorting out.

Passed that it could be an psu issue.
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A:Custom build will not remain on

Take your motherboard out and put it on a non conducting surface. Plug in the bare minimum components for turning the PC on (one stick of ram, on-board graphics instead of video card, no hard drives / cd-rom.) This will help to rule out other things.

Find someone to let you test your other components on to make sure they're OK.

Also try clearing the CMOS. Remove your battery from the mobo and keep it for about 10 minutes before putting it back in and powering up.
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Thanks guys,

A:My big budget custom PC build

Wait until Ivy Bridge-E comes out in early September, a 4930K with a couple of GTX 770/780's should be within your budget.

In the meantime have a look at what monitors to get, I.e. if you want 120Hz, IPS, size, resolution, etc.
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A:10 CD-R Drives plz help w/custom build

We need a more complete description of what you would like to do, as well as what equipment you have so far.
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Graphics card: SAPPHIRE 100284L Radeon HD 5750 1GB 128-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card
Full PC parts listed here.

A:No picture on custom build

If it was bought from a shop then the first thing I would do is take it back to the them as a warranty issue.

If not, things I would check are:

1) Ensure that all the cables and cards are correctly seated inside the case. Remove each one and reseat it securely one at a time.

2) Does the motherboard have any onboard video? If yes, try booting using that.

3) Exactly what make and model is the motherboard, RAM, case, power supply, hard drives etc. Include links to the components if possible. How many case fans does the system have?

4) Do you have, or can you get hold of another, known working, monitor just to test to make sure its not the monitor itself at fault?

5) Do you have, or have access to any other, known working graphics card that will fit in the system?

Its possible the the graphics card has developed a fault, or even had a minor fault when you got it which has got worse.
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Corsair Carbide A540 case
Intel core I7-4770K
Gigabyte GA-Z87X-UD4H ATX LGA 1150
two Crucial 16GB 8x2 D3 1600 DIMM C9
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A:Custom Build Problems

spudy12 said:

Firstly, when it turns on. I turn it on, it will then turn itself off and on, off and on anywhere from 5 - 20 times before properly turning on and staying on.. what is this about?! Click to expand...

I'm not going to be much help, but if it switches off immediately this is usually a sign of a major problem such as the CPU fan not spinning properly because of a cable stuck in it or something. Have you tried turning it on with the case open so you can see the CPU fan to check if it moves?

spudy12 said:

Next if I install the intel hd4000 drivers for the onboard graphics, it will work fine till reboot, then it'll turn on and everything will come up with errors then it will blue screen. I have to go back in to safemode and uninstall the driver so I can use it. Only works with standard VGA driver. Click to expand...

I've had something similar in the past with a bad driver. If there are any other/older versions of the driver on the intel website, try those.

spudy12 said:

I then decided to put my graphics card in, (Nvidia GTX 295) installed the latest drivers, disabled onboard (even in BIOS) and this will also cause it to blue screen.Click to expand...

Weird. Have you completely cleared the old drivers out just to be sure there isn't a conflict?

spudy12 said:

Next if the SSD is plugged in to the Intel chipset SATA ports on the motherboard, it will crash on boot. Only boots if its connected to the marvel chipset SATA ports. Click to expand...

No idea.

spudy12 said:

Anyone give me any advice at all? At a loss

Also, running mem test, it runs fine etc, however my RAM it picks up 16gb but says its only 665mhz? could this suggest faulty RAM? Running test, passed okay so far. Will update when it finishesClick to expand...

Again, not too sure without seeing the machine in front of me. I hope I've been a little bit helpful, hopefully somebody will know what is up with it.
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A:My custom build pc nightmare

Please don't double post.

See here.

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A:BSOD Custom Build

Hi Kimbroughhg.

When there are multiple bugchecks without any finite probable cause, the first impression goes to hardware. Some of the crash dumps also indicates it.

BugCheck A, {2db, 2, 1, fffff8000229743d}

Probably caused by : hardware ( nt!KiTimerExpiration+1d )

Followup: MachineOwner

BugCheck 124, {0, fffffa800d268028, b0800000, 40151}

Probably caused by : AuthenticAMD

Followup: MachineOwner
Test your RAM modules for possible errors.
How to Test and Diagnose RAM Issues with Memtest86+
Run memtest86+ for at least 8 consecutive passes.

If it start showing errors/red lines, stop testing. A single error is enough to determine that something is going bad there.

Stress test the Graphics Card using Furmark.
Video Card - Stress Test with Furmark

Stress test the CPU.
Hardware - Stress Test With Prime95

Overclocked? It should be 4000 MHz.

CP F/M/S Manufacturer MHz
6 21,2,0 AuthenticAMD 4334
As you are getting BSODs, you should stop overclocking and run all the hardware components like CPU, GPU and RAM to their default settings.

If you have any hardware monitoring program, uninstall them for the time being, and also uninstall all the programs by ASUS.

Two more actions are must.

Daemon Tools, Alcohol 120% and Power Archiver Pro uses SCSI Pass Through Direct (SPTD), which is a well known BSOD causer. Uninstall Daemon Tools at first. Then download SPTD standalone installer from, and execute the downloaded file as guided below :
Double click to open it.
Click this button only:

If it is grayed out, as in the picture, there is no more SPTD in your system, and you just close the window.
Free up the startup. Windows does not need any other program to auto start with it, but the auto start programs often conflicts and causes various problems including BSODs.
Click on the Start button
Type ?msconfig (without quotes), click the resulting link. It will open the System Configuration window.
Select the ?Startup? tab.
Deselect all items other than the antivirus.
Apply > OK
Accept then restart.
Let us know the results.
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A:BSODs on custom build

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A:New Custom Build Please help BSOD

narendharkumar3, Thanks for starting the new thread. Unfortunately you are getting a lot of 0X124 errors. That is a generic hardware error. It gives little or nothing about which piece of hardware it is. The only way is to do a lot of time consuming testing and troubleshooting. There was one error that appeared several times

kd> lmvm AsUpIO
start end module name
8d8b2000 8d8b31a0 AsUpIO (no symbols)
Loaded symbol image file: AsUpIO.sys
Image path: \SystemRoot\system32\drivers\AsUpIO.sys
Image name: AsUpIO.sys
Timestamp: Mon Aug 02 21:48:02 2010 (4C578362)
CheckSum: 0000BEF9
ImageSize: 000011A0
Translations: 0000.04b0 0000.04e4 0409.04b0 0409.04e4
That is Asus Monitoring driver and as you can see is quite old. It most likely comes with Asus AI Suite and can be downloaded from Asus web site for your board. Motherboards - P8H67-M PRO - ASUS

If you do not already have them please download and install CPUz (CPU-Z CPUID - System & hardware benchmark, monitoring, reporting) and GPUz (GPU-Z Video card GPU Information Utility) Make sure not to download any of the junk ware they may try to install with the program, you can just uncheck the boxes and not install those add on..

I need you to post screenshots (Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums) of GPU the main page and the sensors tabs. I also need you yo post screenshots of CPUz the CPU tab, the mainboard tab, Memory tab and the SPD tab. On the SPD tab you can select each dim slot, I only need the dim slots that are populated with ram.

If you are overclocking anything, Please set it back to default values. While at the Asus web site update all of your drivers for the motherboard.

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A:BSOD on custom build

Hi swashbuckler and Welcome.

Usual causes: Device driver

Your latest dump file blames ntkrnlmp.exe which is a Windows System file and is highly unlikely to be the cause.
Old and incompatible drivers can and do cause issues with Windows 7, often giving false error codes.

As a Priority:

atikmdag.sys Fri Nov 26 02:46:44 2010 Many people have been having issues with Catalyst 10.12, which is what you currently have installed. Update to the new version following these guidelines.
Download Catalyst v11.1.**
Download and install Driver Sweeper.
Boot to Safe Mode
Uninstall your current Catalyst SetUp.
Run Driver Sweeper to clean up any left overs.
Reboot to Normal Mode.
Install your new Catalyst SetUp.
** Note!! Any WHQLCatalyst SetUp v10.3 - v11.1 can be used except v10.12 (which is not WHQL).

Outdated Drivers. Update:

L1C62x64.sys Wed Apr 01 06:09:17 2009 Atheros Drivers. AR813x-AR815x v1.0.0.46 WHQL.rar. Under the Atheros AR81Family Windows Driver x86/x64(Win7,Vista, XP, Server 2003) header.

Bugcheck Analysis
Loading Dump File [C:\DUMPS\swashbuckler\020611-10779-01.dmp]
Mini Kernel Dump File: Only registers and stack trace are available

Symbol search path is: SRV*C:\SymCache*
Executable search path is:
Windows 7 Kernel Version 7600 MP (2 procs) Free x64
Product: WinNt, suite: TerminalServer SingleUserTS
Built by: 7600.16617.amd64fre.win7_gdr.100618-1621
Machine Name:
Kernel base = 0xfffff800`02a49000 PsLoadedModuleList = 0xfffff800`02c86e50
Debug session time: Sun Feb 6 10:49:19.870 2011 (UTC + 0:00)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:07:31.306
Loading Kernel Symbols
Loading User Symbols
Loading unloaded module list
* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *

Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck D1, {1, 2, 8, 1}

Probably caused by : ntkrnlmp.exe ( nt!KiPageFault+260 )

Followup: MachineOwner

1: kd> !analyze -v
* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *

An attempt was made to access a pageable (or completely invalid) address at an
interrupt request level (IRQL) that is too high. This is usually
caused by drivers using improper addresses.
If kernel debugger is available get stack backtrace.
Arg1: 0000000000000001, memory referenced
Arg2: 0000000000000002, IRQL
Arg3: 0000000000000008, value 0 = read operation, 1 = write operation
Arg4: 0000000000000001, address which referenced memory

Debugging Details:
READ_ADDRESS: GetPointerFromAddress: unable to read from fffff80002cf10e0


00000000`00000001 ?? ???

PROCESS_NAME: lotroclient.ex




TRAP_FRAME: fffffa8005757650 -- (.trap 0xfffffa8005757650)
NOTE: The trap frame does not contain all registers.
Some register values may be zeroed or incorrect.
rax=fffffa80064daf60 rbx=0000000000000000 rcx=fffff88002f22750
rdx=0000000000000000 rsi=0000000000000000 rdi=0000000000... Read more
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Fresh installation in March onto SSD

Hardware - Custom Build
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CPU: AMD Phenom II 720
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A:BSoD on Custom Build

Unfortunately there were no dumps in your file but I found one major candidate for BSODs

DAEMON Tools Lite "c:\program files (x86)\daemon tools lite\dtlite.exe" -autorun KevinX3-720-Win\KevinX3-720 HKU\S-1-5-21-601797764-46032973-68966091-1000\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
Uninstall, and de-install the driver after this tut:
DuplexSecure - FAQ
There are several substitutes for Daemon tools without harmful side effects
Freeware MagicISO Virtual CD/DVD-ROM(MagicDisc) Overview
SlySoft Virtual CloneDrive
Gizmo Central -- Enliven your PC
There were a couple BSODs (03/28 and 04/20) referring to your Roxio Software with the directive to update the PX engine from here
PX Engine - Description and Download
or uninstall it completely if you don't use it.

Boot into Safe mode and see if the comp crashes there, too
if not activate Driver Verifier to force some dumps to narrow down the problem and post any new dumps
Driver Verifier - Enable and Disable

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A:Custom build question(s)

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A:Custom Build PC - Advice

Corsair HX 620W CPU to expand...

This is a POWER SUPPLY, not a CPU, and its also better than the one you selected, however it is still over kill for a single 9800gt.
I would use this power supply:

And please remind me about pounds to USD conversions........

And this RAM is much cheeper for the same thing:

Should I get a better Graphic Card?Click to expand...

That depends on how much you are willing to pay. Maybe give us a budget?

Will my hardware work for vista?
Will I need a sound card or make do with the one on board?
Do I need a wireless network card?Click to expand...

It should work with vista but i would recommend buying Vista 64 bit then getting this 4gig pair of ram:
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A:Custom Build for Rendering

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A:Custom NAS/HTPC build

Did you see the review a few weeks ago for the new asrock?
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forgot the memory. Get a cheaper Cpu, and upgrade that vid card to at least a 7600.
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A:Dell or Custom build?

Hello and welcome to TechSpot.

I know what nearly everybody on TechSpot will tell you: build your own!

You can look at the Dell and say, "Why, it's $200 cheaper than my own build." You have to consider longer-term costs, however.

Sure, Dell is able to buy the parts and assemble the computer for cheaper than you can buy the parts. Dell is able to do this, however, by using inferior-quality parts. If you buy from Newegg, you have much better-quality parts, and better upgradability, as some parts from Dell are not compatible with other parts, the kind you buy from Newegg. Often computers bought from big companies like that don't have many expansion slots, or not the right kind, so you can't put in a good video card if you decide to game.

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A:BSOD on Custom Build


Your CPU seems to be overclocked and if i am not mistaken, it is intentional.

Core 0Core Speed: 4599.7 MHz
Multiplier: x 46.0
Bus Speed: 100.0 MHz
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Thread 1
Thread 2
Core 1
Core Speed: 4499.7 MHz
Multiplier: x 45.0
Bus Speed: 100.0 MHz
Temperature: 34 ?C
Thread 1
Thread 2
Core 2
Core Speed: 4599.7 MHz
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Temperature: 32 ?C
Thread 1
Thread 2
Core 3
Core Speed: 4599.7 MHz
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Temperature: 26 ?C
Thread 1
Thread 2

Overclocking is the best way to make a system unstable, crash , freeze or blue screen. First logical steps in BSOD troubleshooting is nothing but reverting any changes made to the CPU/RAM frequency and voltage modifications. You should first uninstall "Asus AI suit III" otherwise it will auto overclock the system. Then enter BIOS setup and load "optimal default values".

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A:Upgrading my custom build pc

Hello and welcome to Techspot.

I have moved your post to it`s own thread in the appropriate forum.

Please don`t post questions in threads that are nothing to do with the subject you want to discuss. Thanks.

Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
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Hey and welcome to SevenForums!

Please read the Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions
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A:BSOD Custom build help

CCC 14.12 WHQL works better with R9 cards, as far as I have seen. Get it from Download Drivers and see how it goes.

Let us know.

*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for atikmdag.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for atikmdag.sys
* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *

Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 1000007E, {ffffffffc0000005, fffff8801111fdbb, fffff880081d2228, fffff880081d1a80}

Probably caused by : atikmdag.sys ( atikmdag+c7dbb )

Followup: MachineOwner

6: kd> !analyze -v
* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *

This is a very common bugcheck. Usually the exception address pinpoints
the driver/function that caused the problem. Always note this address
as well as the link date of the driver/image that contains this address.
Some common problems are exception code 0x80000003. This means a hard
coded breakpoint or assertion was hit, but this system was booted
/NODEBUG. This is not supposed to happen as developers should never have
hardcoded breakpoints in retail code, but ...
If this happens, make sure a debugger gets connected, and the
system is booted /DEBUG. This will let us see why this breakpoint is
Arg1: ffffffffc0000005, The exception code that was not handled
Arg2: fffff8801111fdbb, The address that the exception occurred at
Arg3: fffff880081d2228, Exception Record Address
Arg4: fffff880081d1a80, Context Record Address

Debugging Details:
EXCEPTION_CODE: (NTSTATUS) 0xc0000005 - The instruction at 0x%p referenced memory at 0x%p. The memory could not be %s.

fffff880`1111fdbb 488b83a8060000 mov rax,qword ptr [rbx+6A8h]

EXCEPTION_RECORD: fffff880081d2228 -- (.exr 0xfffff880081d2228)
ExceptionAddress: fffff8801111fdbb (atikmdag+0x00000000000c7dbb)
ExceptionCode: c0000005 (Access violation)
ExceptionFlags: 00000000
NumberParameters: 2
Parameter[0]: 0000000000000000
Parameter[1]: 00000000000006a8
Attempt to read from address 00000000000006a8

CONTEXT: fffff880081d1a80 -- (.cxr 0xfffff880081d1a80;r)
rax=0000000000000000 rbx=0000000000000000 rcx=0000000000000000
rdx=0000000000000000 rsi=00000000003c0000 rdi=0000000000000002
rip=fffff8801111fdbb rsp=fffff880081d2460 rbp=fffffa80088b6060
r8=0000000000000002 r9=000000f416368000 r10=0000000000000000
r11=fffff880081d2690 r12=fffffa80088c5c80 r13=fffffa8007b19f00
r14=fffffa800b6ca010 r15=fffff88011058000
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fffff880`1111fdbb 488b83a8060000 mov rax,qword ptr [rbx+6A8h] ds:002b:00000000`000006a8=????????????????
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rip=fffff8801111fdbb rsp=fffff880081d2460 rbp=fffffa80088b6060
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A:Custom Build Blue Screen

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Edited 7/11/2012

CPU: Intel Core i5 or i7 TBD

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Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7601.
Locale ID: 1033

Additional information about the problem:
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BCP1: 0000000000000020
BCP4: 0000000004020004
OS Version: 6_1_7601
Service Pack: 1_0
Product: 768_1
? Windows 7
? x64 bit
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? Video Card EVGA Hybrid all in one liquid cool GTX 980 Ti 2 way Sli
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? Power Supply EVGA Supernova G2 1000w Gold

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Hi nickiek.

A stop 0x124 is some sort of hardware issue.

Are you overclocking? As you are getting BSODs, you should stop overclocking and run all the hardware components like CPU, GPU and RAM to their default settings.

Check if the Power Supply Unit (PSU) supplying adequate power to the computer or not.
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Stress test the Graphics Card using Furmark.
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* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *

Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 124, {0, fffffa80108ba028, be000000, 100110a}

Probably caused by : GenuineIntel

Followup: MachineOwner

1: kd> !analyze -v
* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *

A fatal hardware error has occurred. Parameter 1 identifies the type of error
source that reported the error. Parameter 2 holds the address of the
WHEA_ERROR_RECORD structure that describes the error conditon.
Arg1: 0000000000000000, Machine Check Exception
Arg2: fffffa80108ba028, Address of the WHEA_ERROR_RECORD structure.
Arg3: 00000000be000000, High order 32-bits of the MCi_STATUS value.
Arg4: 000000000100110a, Low order 32-bits of the MCi_STATUS value.

Debugging Details:
BUGCHECK_STR: 0x124_GenuineIntel





ANALYSIS_VERSION: 6.3.9600.16384 (debuggers(dbg).130821-1623) amd64fre

fffff880`03308a58 fffff800`02e27a3b : 00000000`00000124 00000000`00000000 fffffa80`108ba028 00000000`be000000 : nt!KeBugCheckEx
fffff880`03308a60 fffff800`02fea463 : 00000000`00000001 fffffa80`105b2da0 00000000`00000000 fffffa80`105b2df0 : hal!HalBugCheckSystem+0x1e3
fffff880`03308aa0 fffff800`02e27700 : 00000000`00000728 fffffa80`105b2da0 fffff880`03308e30 fffff880`03308e00 : nt!WheaReportHwError+0x263
fffff880`03308b00 fffff800`02e27052 : fffffa80`105b2da0 fffff880`03308e30 fffffa80`105b2da0 00000000`00000000 : hal!HalpMcaReportError+0x4c
fffff880`03308c50 fffff800`02e26f0d : 00000000`00000004 00000000`00000001 fffff880`03308eb0 00000000`00000000 : hal!HalpMceHandler+0x9e
fffff880`03308c90 fffff800`02e1ae88 : 00000000`00000000 fffff880`03300180 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 : hal!HalpMceHandlerWithRendezvous+0x55
fffff880`03308cc0 fffff800`02ed24ac : 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 : hal!HalHandleMcheck+0x40
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A:Frequent BSOD on Custom Build

BugCheck 124, {0, fffffa8010bcb028, bf800000, 124}

Probably caused by : GenuineIntel

Followup: MachineOwner
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System restore is made to roll back your machine to before when the problematic updates were installed.

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A:New Custom Build - BSOD within Games

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A:custom build. running a lil slow.

The P6T is supposed to support up to 24 GB of RAM. You could use all 6 slots, with 4 GB in each, to get to 24 GB.

32-bit Windows will not address more than about 3.3 GB.
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A:Custom build turns on but has no display

Whats the PC's Specs?
Check to see if the video card is getting power
Make sure your GPU is compatible with MOBO
Make sure everything is properly fitted.
Have you tried with a different monitor? or diffirent connections? like DVI if your using HDMI or vice versa
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1. my power supply is too big, sending too much power to the components making them short out?
2. the thermal paste on my processor wasn't applied correctly? (it was done for me and now looks all burnt)

any suggestions

i always get an NTOSKRNL.exe error accompanied by some other Error but the NTOS is consistent.

A:Custom Build, sudden shutdowns

1. my power supply is too big, sending too much power to the components making them short out?

Not likely.

2. the thermal paste on my processor wasn't applied correctly? (it was done for me and now looks all burnt)

Possibly, do you have temp monitoring software? What are your cpu, chipset and gpu temps?
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A:New custom build and just got first BSOD 0x00000124

Welcome to the forums StevenP,

Any doesn't seem to be any dump files within the folder, please follow these instructions to configure a Minidump to be created upon BSOD - Dump Files - Configure Windows to Create on BSOD
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GPU: Asus EAH5670
MOBO: Asus M5A97 EVO


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A:BSOD - Custom Build Issues

Additional info:

PSU: Turbolink LC-A420ATX (about 7 years old)
RAM: Viper extreme PX538G2000ELK
HDD: Hitachi HDT725032VLA360 (About 7 years old)

I am currently running memtest and will complete an HDD test as well.
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A:BSOD on New Custom Build when using windows

Is there something I forgot to include? or is my problem really that hard? please i really need some help. I cannot figure out how to solve this bsod problem.