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Daily Computer Freezing, but no idea what's causing it.

Hello everyone. Just over the last month my computer has been completely freezing on me daily, without any warning or bsod (apart from one occasion). I can be doing absolutely anything on my computer and yet it will just freeze and be completely unresponsive until I restart the computer. I have run memtest to check my ram, updated graphics drivers through geforce experience, run dskchk and multiple hard drive health scanners which caught nothing, formatted my pc numerous times and fresh installed windows 10. I even changed my main hard drive (not the ssd I use for my OS), but all to no avail. I've pretty much lost hope and am out of things to try. Only one time did I get a bsod and it was System Service Exception with the driver code 'nvlddmkm', but all the fixes for that specific error have done nothing to solve the issue. Any suggestions or ideas at all would be hugely appreciated as I don't want to lose my money on this computer.

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  1. System specs would help. Also if you go into event viewer, click on critical and check the list for critical errors around the timestamp of the freeze, are there any listed?
  2. Sedivy said:
    System specs would help. Also if you go into event viewer, click on critical and check the list for critical errors around the timestamp of the freeze, are there any listed?
    I'm running a AMD FX6300, 2x4gbCorsair Ballistix ram, GTX1050ti Superclocked (as factory), Gigabyte 970A-UD3P mobo and a 500W EVGA power supply. As for critical events, I have Kernel-Power errors each day that it crashes, but I don't know what that is.
  3. Kernel Power errors usually mean that the computer shut down unexpectedly, but you already know that. Which specific EVGA PSU do you have?
  4. mjslakeridge said:
    Kernel Power errors usually mean that the computer shut down unexpectedly, but you already know that. Which specific EVGA PSU do you have?
    Yeah that's what I had assumed, so not much help. The name on the website is '500W - EVGA 80+ White Rated Power Supply'
  5. There should be a specific model # printed on the PSU itself. EVGA sells PSUs from Tier 1 to Tier 4. See the attached list and see if you can more specifically identify your PSU:

    http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/id-2547993/psu-tier-list.html
  6. mjslakeridge said:
    There should be a specific model # printed on the PSU itself. EVGA sells PSUs from Tier 1 to Tier 4. See the attached list and see if you can more specifically identify your PSU:

    http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/id-2547993/psu-tier-list.html

    I just opened up my pc and without taking the PSU out I couldn't seen any markings other than the EVGA logo and 500W. This is the link to the original website and model I bought, not sure if the information is on there: https://www.aria.co.uk/Products/Components/Power+Supplies/Non-Modular+650W+or+less/500W+-+EVGA+80%2B+White+Rated+Power+Supply+?productId=60504

    Sorry
  7. The issue seems to be increasing in frequency now and I still have no idea what is wrong. Any help would be hugely appreciated!
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    I'd still take a stick out and see if it changes things. It's easier when MEMTEST catches problems, but sometimes you can't just beat control-and-experiment.

    PSU issues don't *typically* cause freezing, but given that you've looked at the other problems, I'd consider a swapout (you can always return if it doesn't resolve your issue).

    I'd also try underclocking the GPU a bit, just to rule out any possible instability it's causing.
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