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Computer freezes randomly, seemingly no reason.

First of all, here is my computer:

-ATI video card, HD7870 2GM RAM
-2x4 Corsair memory, DDR3 1600MHz
-700W Chieftech PSU
-Motherboard: ASUS H8P77-M
-CPU: 4 core intel i7 3770 2.5Ghz
-I have an SSD and a Harddrive
---All components are 1 year old only---

Here is the problem:

I have random computer freeze during gaming ||(the music loops, the picture freezes, and mouse not reacting, caps lock with turn on/off, so complete PC death, only hard reset works) || , every few days. So it wont freeze like 2 times a day, but only like once in 2 days. It doesnt relly depend on the game I play, (usually, WoW, Killing Floor) and i dont really know if it freezes only while playing, because i mostly use my computer for gaming. and programming.

What i've done so far:

-Clean install of legit windows 7 64-bit OS
-updated the BIOS (without any errors)
-tryied to update drivers with WinUpdate
-Ran windows in-built memtest without errors
-Ran Memtest86 from USB boot, without errors
-Ran FurMark for 2 hours without errors
-Ran HotCPUStressTest without any errors
-Ran CPU test with prim calculating(dont remember its name) without any errors
-Ran windows driver verifier, and found a driver which caused crash with mashy display on screen, i had no such driver isntalled, so i thought it was a virus, reinstalled the whole OS again, downloaded the latest ASUS drivers from their website, only installed 1 game and VLC media player, Bittorrent. Ran the computer fine for 8 days, but then again i got a computer freeze.
-Also trying to edit some registry files before the clean install, didnt help either.
-Now ive disabled the in-build AMD OverClocking funciton in my graphic card controller(which would over/underclock the system while needed, i dont know if it helps, since i did it yerterday)
-Ive done NO overcloking or anything that would make the system unstable
-I see no defection on the hardwares, no smoke or bubbles.
-CPU and video card temperatures are okay (under 60 celsius degree while gaming/using stress test)

I think thats all the information i can provide. ( also didnt find any windows errors when i reboot the computer, it just ask me if i want to start in safe mode )

I appreciate any suggestions or constructive answer, please help me.
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  1. Best answer
    In my case it was symptoms my Video card dying.
    Try to run any ATI (or other vendor) software, displayed VCard temperature over game screen or writing log. After reboot you can check log and see, if your card was overheating.

    And at first, usually, You need to check Event Viewer in Computer Management. I guess, You find many interesting info, what happened before freeze...
  2. Roman Bernadskiy said:
    In my case it was symptoms my Video card dying.
    Try to run any ATI (or other vendor) software, displayed VCard temperature over game screen or writing log. After reboot you can check log and see, if your card was overheating.

    And at first, usually, You need to check Event Viewer in Computer Management. I guess, You find many interesting info, what happened before freeze...


    Thanks for the fast answer,
    I already checked the temperatures of CPU and video card, and was no higher than 60 Celsius degree, even under heavy circumstances (FurMark).
    The event viewer says that the computer shut down unexpectedly (i guess, because of the hard reset). Or am i checking a wrong log? Can sum1 explain how the event viewer works?
  3. I have cheked the Event Viewer thing, and found a documentation with the following information:
    Source: Kernel-Power
    Event ID: 41
    Level: Critical
    Keyword: (2)
    Task Category: (63)
    Also it says that it happened because the system crashed or because the power went off.

    The detailed log is here:

    -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    - System

    - Provider

    [ Name] Microsoft-Windows-Kernel-Power
    [ Guid] {331C3B3A-2005-44C2-AC5E-77220C37D6B4}

    EventID 41

    Version 2

    Level 1

    Task 63

    Opcode 0

    Keywords 0x8000000000000002

    - TimeCreated

    [ SystemTime] 2014-04-18T12:58:23.337606800Z

    EventRecordID 6360

    Correlation

    - Execution

    [ ProcessID] 4
    [ ThreadID] 8

    Channel System

    Computer Laci-PC

    - Security

    [ UserID] S-1-5-18


    - EventData

    BugcheckCode 0
    BugcheckParameter1 0x0
    BugcheckParameter2 0x0
    BugcheckParameter3 0x0
    BugcheckParameter4 0x0
    SleepInProgress false
    PowerButtonTimestamp 0

    ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    Please note that ive translated this from hungarian, some differences may occur in the names. Also i think its just because of the hard-reset.

    If anyone has a solution/advise im listening!
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