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Brand new PC build - consistent random crashes (SOLVED)

hardware crash freeze cpu gpu ram windows7 geforce motherboard help

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Panic Drill

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Try plugging the external storage drive to a USB 2.0 socket, it may tehn appear in safely remove hardware.   If it does, I suspect there is something wrong with the USB 3.0 driver. 


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Despite running multiple tests on all system hardware with no failures the problem was a faulty RAM stick. This is why you should probably never trust one single test as a conclusive troubleshot. If I had just replaced/tested the sticks weeks ago this problem would have been fixed. Thanks for the help and apologies for the stupid/easy solution to this issue. The RAM did pass multiple tests of MEMtest and I let that be the deciding factor for croosing out RAM as the problem.

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Thank you for updating your topic and letting us know the problem is solved.

I try to use two memory tests, Memtest86+ and winnows own. Even then, you can have a bad stick that only shows up when actually running the system.

You are welcome :thumbsup:

Good luck for the future.

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