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post #1 of 19
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Hi guys, recently while playing games (or even just seeing a movie) my PC would just like.. lock-up(?) for like a second while making a buzz like sound through the speakers, then continues. Happens sometimes once in an hour, sometimes 3 times within 15 minutes. Checked temps and it was all fine.

It only recently started happening, before this none of that sort of thing happened. Anyone know what causes this or produces this type of symptoms? It is driving me crazy T_T
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Hrm, I haven't experienced this problem but my first instinct based on your system specs would be to re-lock the unlocked cores you unlocked. Up to you, but that's where I would start first to see if it alleviates the problem.
    
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Thanks for the fast reply, will check once I get back from work. Btw will this type of problems cause any issues if prolonged? Rep(p?)ed ;p
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Not sure as I've never really experienced the same issue. It would depend on what is causing the problem I guess.
    
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post #5 of 19
I'm not sure I had the exact same symptom, but I did have something similar. Short one or two second hangs with a weird speaker buzz/hum that turned into longer hangs, then the system started hanging requiring a restart. When I finally figured it out it was one of my memory sticks was going bad.
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post #6 of 19
sometimes that can be a hdd issue
check windows logs to see if it has any drive errors
then run scandisk
post #7 of 19
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Windows logs just show some amdkmdag thingy spam. Tried "re-locking" the cores and i thought the problem went away till it jut happened couple for minutes ago. Will run a memtest and scandisk and update tomorrow. The RAM is around 5+ years old, guessing it finally wants out.
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post #8 of 19
Are you on the latest preview drivers?
I getting the same issue after installing it.
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post #9 of 19
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Windows logs just show some amdkmdag thingy spam. Tried "re-locking" the cores and i thought the problem went away till it jut happened couple for minutes ago. Will run a memtest and scandisk and update tomorrow. The RAM is around 5+ years old, guessing it finally wants out.
Hey, get HD Tune and run an error scan on you HDD and check the SMART info to see if the HDD is going bad. This is where I would look, since re-locking the cores didn't help.
    
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Got HD Tune, seems one of the hdd's had a warning, so I unplugged it. Still happens, but I realised it happens only during playing certain games only like Heroes of Newerth and watching Youtube. I found a vid on Youtube that is similar to my problem,

. Around 2 minutes onwards you could see and hear the same problem. Gonna update all the drivers, get a friend to lend me some DDR2 ram to test further.
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