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Every once in a while, everything I am using will close, whatever sound is playing will become distorted and cut out, same with video. Then almost or all programs will close with an error, and other Windows OS errors will show up, such as access violations, I can not access any of the programs once they have been terminated or they will act very strange, thus forcing me to reboot.

What the actual hell is this?
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I'd run Memtest86+ on your RAM. Either that, or you've got some serious driver issues going on. What about temps? Is anything running hot when the crashes occur?
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I'd run Memtest86+ on your RAM. Either that, or you've got some serious driver issues going on. What about temps? Is anything running hot when the crashes occur?
Memtest86+ shows nothing. My motherboard had it integrated so I ran it from there.

Temps are fine.

It's also worth noting that if Chromium is open while this happens, it crashes, but does not let me to restart it up again. It goes up for a second, but does not show the start page, it instead "stops working" and has to be ended.
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Does the problem still happen in Safe Mode? Do you ever get a BSOD? What about your OC? How long did you stress test it using Prime95 or the like?
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Does the problem still happen in Safe Mode? Do you ever get a BSOD? What about your OC? How long did you stress test it using Prime95 or the like?
It only happens once every maybe 2 weeks to a month? No BSOD.

I've been at stock despite my signature.
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Ok, I have 2 final thoughts on this before I'm out of ideas.

1) How long since your last Windows re-install? I know it can be a pain, but it solves all kinds of problems.

2) Chipset overheating - I've read in a review or two on Newegg for your board that the TIM used for the Northbridge really sucks. Try removing that, cleaning it really good, and re-seating it with some quality TIM and see if it happens again.

If neither of those help (and I think #2 is your best bet, quick and easy), then I'm completely out of ideas.

In any event, keep us posted, and if I think of anything else, or come across any useful info, I'll let you know.
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Originally Posted by Razinhail View Post
Ok, I have 2 final thoughts on this before I'm out of ideas.

1) How long since your last Windows re-install? I know it can be a pain, but it solves all kinds of problems.

2) Chipset overheating - I've read in a review or two on Newegg for your board that the TIM used for the Northbridge really sucks. Try removing that, cleaning it really good, and re-seating it with some quality TIM and see if it happens again.

If neither of those help (and I think #2 is your best bet, quick and easy), then I'm completely out of ideas.

In any event, keep us posted, and if I think of anything else, or come across any useful info, I'll let you know.
1. Since Spring.
2. I'd hopefully wanna avoid this. Any way to confirm it is this before I actually mess with anything?

Also it just happened again as of tonight whilst playing League of Legends, Skype crashed, came up with module errors, things a like, game graphics got glitched in the corner, sound became pixelated and slowed down, and it produced a "bug splat" error.
Edited by Dealth0072 - 8/6/11 at 8:50pm
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Just ran a full Disk check to check for bad things...found 2 bad files but that was about it...not sure if they were my problem, one was a DLL in the Windows folder area, the other for NVIDIA.
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