Chronic BSOD crashes despite replacing almost every component

Built my PC about three years ago. Running Windows 10 (edit- but I had windows 8 for a while and had this issue then too). Last year it started to crash (BSOD) randomly. It was very inconsistent so I couldn't pinpoint any reason for it. Somebody dropped my computer from a few inches above the ground later in the year, and the crashes became more frequent but still overall inconsistent. The only consistency is that it almost always crashes if I try to play Overwatch; sometimes as soon as I launch it, sometimes after several hours of gameplay, but it will almost always happen eventually. Otherwise, it doesn't matter what I'm doing. Just random crashes during random things.

After the computer was dropped, I reformatted twice and have replaced the following components one by one, and the crashes continued every time: Motherboard, graphics card (twice), RAM, hard drive.

The WhoCrashed analysis always comes out like this:
"crash dump file: C:\WINDOWS\memory.dmp
This was probably caused by the following module: hal.dll (hal!HalBugCheckSystem+0xCF)
Bugcheck code: 0x124 (0x0, 0xFFFFC48353B50028, 0xBF800000, 0x124)
Error: WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR
file path: C:\WINDOWS\system32\hal.dll
product: Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
company: Microsoft Corporation
description: Hardware Abstraction Layer DLL
Bug check description: This bug check indicates that a fatal hardware error has occurred. This bug check uses the error data that is provided by the Windows Hardware Error Architecture (WHEA).
This is likely to be caused by a hardware problem. This problem might also be caused because of overheating (thermal issue).
The crash took place in a standard Microsoft module. Your system configuration may be incorrect. Possibly this problem is caused by another driver on your system that cannot be identified at this time."

I don't know what more I can possibly do at this point. It's basically an entirely new build by now, and it is still having the same exact problems. It's not a software issue because I've reformatted multiple times. I can't imagine that the issue is with the CPU or the power supply and those are the only two components that have not been replaced.
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  1. followthe blue screen process you have a falling part also did you oveclock this one could be to high https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/14238/windows-10-troubleshoot-blue-screen-errors
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  2. I do not overclock, and the generic Windows walkthrough does not help nor do any other built in diagnostic tools. They all turn back a nonspecific hardware error, if anything. As I said every piece of hardware except the cpu and psu has been replaced and I reformatted (and thus reinstalled windows) several times.

    I should add that this was a problem when I still had Windows 8 too.
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  3. then try to check with another psu then check if you could the cpu since microsoft process does not return anything .
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  4. scout_03 said:
    then try to check with another psu then check if you could the cpu since microsoft process does not return anything .


    Do you have a specific idea for how the psu or cpu could be causing the issue, or are you just recommending that I replace them just because I havent yet? Ive replaced so many things that ended up not being the issue and I dont want to do it again. I'm looking for suggestions with some sort of basis to them.

    For example, exactly how might replacing the PSU fix a blue screen error? What can be wrong with a power supply that would cause a blue screen?
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  5. if it could not provide power on load try to test system with another first before buying and cpu could have bent pins or if it been overclock that could happens if lifespan is reduce from overclock .
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