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Hi guys,

So I've build my own PC like 5 months ago all working perfectly until today. Out of nowhere my PC starts freezing suddenly. I can still move my mouse but the screen is frozen. When I play LoL it happens very often the screen freezes for 3 seconds I can move my mouse and after about 3 seconds its back to normal. When it's not freezing its all running very smoothly. My GPU keeps at 38 degrees.

Now I notice the freezing screen also happens sometimes when I am just surfing the web. Again the same problem 3 sec freeze but can still move my mouse.

my specs:

i5 4670k
GTX 780
SSD Samsung 250 GB
Asus-Z87 PRO
8GB Ram 1600
scythe mugen 4 pcgh edition cooler

What I already tried is reinstalling the nvidia driver, I even formatted my PC. None of it helped. Even while writing this topic I got one 3 sec freeze.

What could be the problem?
post #2 of 13
Take out one of the two ram modules. One stick might be defective. Also flash mb bios to latest and flash ssd firmware to latest.
post #3 of 13
Have another hdd or ssd to try?

Maybe even the sata cable?
    
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Well I can't do that so easily as the CPU cooler is on top of it and it's hell of a work to remove one module. Are you sure that is the problem?
post #5 of 13
I've had an similar issue before, but only ~0.5 second freezes. It was the razer driver for my deathadder mouse.

You might try uninstalling or disabling your mouse driver and using the default driver?
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What PSU do you have you dont list it

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post #7 of 13

I had an issue with my computer freezing as well when I first built my computer, my comptuer would freeze up and I would have to restart it to get it working again. Not sure if this is your problem, but for me, I had to update my Motherboard BIOS, I use a Gigabyte Motherbaord as well (UD5H) and that solved my freezing problem.

If thats not it, try booting into safe mode in order to eliminate the posibility that other driers could be the issue.

Just my 2c.

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post #8 of 13
Are you using Wifi or LAN ? Disconnect LAN cable or Disable Wifi,
If the problem goes away try updating those drivers.
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post #9 of 13
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Thanks for the replies.

I have a seasonic 850w m12ii PSU

I have a second HDD Ill install LoL on that and try if it freezes again.

It's just so frustrating while nothing has changed, no software or hardware change (as far as I am aware of) this is still happening

I have already updated the LAN and Wifi drivers

Also my BIOS is fully updated.

Whats the use of booting up in safe mode if I may ask? (sorry kinda unfamiliar with it what it does)
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Originally Posted by KratosX7 View Post

Thanks for the replies.

I have a seasonic 850w m12ii PSU

I have a second HDD Ill install LoL on that and try if it freezes again.

It's just so frustrating while nothing has changed, no software or hardware change (as far as I am aware of) this is still happening

I have already updated the LAN and Wifi drivers

Also my BIOS is fully updated.

Whats the use of booting up in safe mode if I may ask? (sorry kinda unfamiliar with it what it does)

Can you look at the running processes through the Task Manager, take a snap of it & post it here?
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