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I had a blue screen crash dump just now. I read into it saying my computer shut it self down to prevent damage. Just before the blue screen it looked the the windows tearing really quickly black then to blue screen. It said I might have to reload windows problem with software and then continued to say something or possibly hardware. It was vague on which could be the culprit.

What can cause something like that? RAM, HDD or Video. The only thing overclocked is my video card but I've been like this OC for a week even playing Crysis with no problems. 1000Mhz core clock and 1175Mhz memory.

My computer is only 30 days old pre-build by Cyberpower.

P.S. I even ran Kombustor stability test DX11 AA:ON 4X for 15mins at this setting and getting 76FPS no problems. I've backed down on my settings to 1000 core / 1125 memory. Currently no voltage tweak.

I'm running Afterburner software from MSI and tweaked the manual user defined settings to match http://event.msi.com/vga/afterburner/01.htm. Crysis maxed setting never got above 61C at fan speed 60%.
     
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This can be grahics-card related. It can be hardware or software, don't exclude driver incompatibilities. Also, was the problem while in 2D (desktop, 2D app) or 3D? Also try upping the Vgpu a bit, see if it helps - 1GHz seems a lot on stock voltage.
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Just before the blue screen it looked the the windows tearing really quickly black then to blue screen.
If you had corrupt/incorrect visuals just before the blue screen then most likely graphics card.
Trouble with OCing cards is that most cards are produced from a test yield of chips .... some will run stabily at xMhz whist others at x+10Mhz etc and dependant on what a batch runs stabily at is the clock at which the card is produced. So OCing is really running the clocks at a speed at which most others in that batch of chips failed at (with standard cooling)

I'd try getting the computer to do the same crash but with the card at factory clocks.
    
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Can't up the voltage yet until next release of Afterburner. For now I'm going to back down to stock. See if it happens again. If not I've seen the card pushed to 1000/1125 @ 1.275V by others who know what they are doing and on the beta version of Afterburner until the next final release which will offer voltage tweak.

Thanks for giving some advice.
     
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I think I found my problem. I had thought I downloaded the beta 5 of Afterburner from Guru3D last night. I must have clicked on the wrong link. I went to bed right after without checking it out.

How I know this is I posted a GPU-Z post as well before bed at 2am and noticed today afrer work the png showed a pic of me posting an ATI 5770 card from an older version of GPU-Z.

I must have in my very tired state loaded the wrong driver. I've reloaded the 10.12 driver and will see if any other problems arise tonight.

When i did reload the 10.12 I noticed the size of my browser shrunk to a tighter resolution so I think I had the wrong driver loaded. DOH! I'm sure that would give me the crash dump from last night or mini dump I encountered earlier this evening before correcting it. See what happens from hear.
     
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After I reloaded the 10.12 driver I no longer had the crash dump BSOD problem. So I'm sure that's what it was after all.

However not because of the recent BSOD but extra money I came into since I was within RMA refund 30 day period I refunded my card and have upgraded to the GTX 580. I decided instead of two AMD 6870's and dealing w/crossfire limitations I went to a single card solution upgrade.

Thanks for those who gave their assistance on this thread. Maybe someone else might get something out of it.
     
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