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PC Freeze during games, has audio loop.

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Hello. I have been having this for 2 days now. The issue is that the computer freezes, but only after 10-20 minutes after playing a game. Even a low-end game, doesn't have to be demanding.

What happens is the PC completely freezes requiring a hard shutdown, won't react to reset button. 
I already ran memtest for 8 hours, found no errors. Stressed the GPU with furmark , nothing. Stressed CPU and also nothing.
I reinstalled windows thinking it's a software issue, but it's hardware.

Here's some errors I had before reinstalling -

•A BSOD saying "Uncorrectable hardware error"

•Another BSOD saying "A clock interrupt was not received on a secondary processor" Also 0x124

•And many PC freezes when playing games with audio loops.

Also I forgot to mention that sometimes, after freezing and rebooting it will freeze either in windows or in the loading screens rarely in BIOS.

My specs :

•Windows 7 Ultimate

•GTX 670 Direct CU II 2GB - GPU

•I5 2500k Not overclocked - CPU

•BallistiX 4x2 GB kit 1600MhZ - RAM

•Asus P8Z77 V LE PLUS - Motherboard

•500GB WD Blue - HDD


•Seasonic S12 II 620W - Power Supply

It could potentionally be the motherboard since when installing a new cooler ( after I installed it , the freezes started happening ) I placed the motherboard on my METAL CASE, it moved around on it and maybe got shorted.. There are no swollen capacitors or anything like that though.

What I tried :

•Memtest86 for 4 passes and 8 hours, 0 errors.



•Reinstalling windows

Any help is appreciated, I really want to solve this since I built this PC for gaming, and everything it can do right now, is all BUT gaming. 


I've done all the simple things. No dust anywhere, re-seated all the hardware, re-applied thermal paste, re-seated the CPU, installed drivers and so on.

I'm not getting any BSOD's atleast for now, because I'm not playing anything unless it's to test if a suggestion worked to fix the issue.

Edited by Broken.., 01 February 2016 - 08:49 AM.

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Are any of the components getting hot? Might be heat related. Try Running Speccy: https://www.piriform...wnload/standard


And the upload tutorial can be found here: https://www.piriform...file-to-the-web



Post the link in your next post.




*EDIT* If it's not heat related then this might indicate as a faulty chip that might need to get replaced, but don't fret this can also mean the chip isn't inserted properly and that it might need to be seated properly. If that doesn't work then it might be the CPU itself as you said it's not overclocked. Some say it can lead to the motherboard, but let's rule down everything first before taking cautious procedures. 

Edited by EmishOrc, 01 February 2016 - 09:25 PM.

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