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BlueScreen happening when my PC is in Idle

Hello to everyone!


CPU: Intel i5 750 @stock
GPU: ZOTAC Nvidia Geforce GTX 780 Amp! Edition @stock
MoBo: Intel DP55WB
Sound: Asus Xonar DS
RAM: 4 x Markvision 4 GB DDR3 1333 @stock (16 GB total)
PSU: Seventeam 650W
HDD: 1T Seagate

OS: Windows 8.1 Pro 64-Bits


Both, CPU and GPU, are OK.


GPU Driver: 332.21 (updated!)
GPU BIOS: 80.10.3A.00.0C (not updated)
OS: Updated!
MoBo: BIOS updated!
Saound: (updated!)


I am getting many BlueScreen when the PC comes out of Idle.
I leave my PC on and I go out to lunch, or do anything else. With that my monitor turns off itself after 20 minutes and the windows starts doing automatic maintenance and etc.
When I comes back and uses the mouse to turn on the monitor again, I see the initial windows screen (screen to put your password and username). I mean, the PC restarted itself. BlueScreen happened and it restart itself after.

I have several games installed on my PC (Battlefield 4, Crysis 3, Bioshock Infinite, Tomb Raider ...) and BlueScreen never happened when I played them. Are games that require a lot of PC and still no BlueScreen.

BlueScreen only happens when I stop playing and let my PC in Idle. Or, sometimes, I go back to using PC, I see that it did not restart, but a few seconds later, appears bluescreen and it restarts.


I formatted the PC. Because I thought I could solve, so I only have 4 reports to show




I uploaded 4 file .zip named with date and time to match with the image.


> Memtest86+ e Memtest86
I downloaded Memtest86 and Memtest86 + program. Unable to complete 1 cycle of tests without the PC restarted itseld during program execution. I tried one memory at a time, tried in pairs, but even so the PC restarts itseld a few minutes later. I thought it could be 16 GB (4 x 4GB) memory Markvision who had recently purchased, so I put 6 GB (3 x 2GB) Kingston memory but still the PC restarts by itself after a few minutes of running program. Not appear that red list of corrupted memory, the PC just restarts. Both in normal mode as in FAIL SAFE.

> Windows Memory Diagnostic
The program ran normally and showed no problem.

> HD Tune Pro
Using this program, in the Health tab, this appears:



Anyone have any idea what can be? If you need any further information, please just talk. I will try to provide as quickly as possible.

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I see. But I only have the Windows Defender that comes with Win 8.1...

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SATA cable and if that doesn't help start asking the maker/suppliers what they want back.

Yes it could be some old motherboard with an out of date BIOS showing you why they updated the BIOS.

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I unplugged my HDD and I actually ran memtest86+ without any errors for more than a hour.

What I did? Now I plugged another SATA cable in my HDD and plugged the cable in another slot in motherboard.

I'll try this. If this not work, I'll try change the HDD

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I'm taking your word on all the above.

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While it smells of overclocking or BIOS issues I can't watch your every move so I'll keep to what's here as a clue. Windows does react badly on a failed disk read at times. Most often a BSOD and it may not get the error right and call it bad ram when all it was was a bad read from the swap file.

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I realize this is windows, but....in Linux

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we learn the swap file must be at least as large as the RAM installed. In windows that's called a pagefile. Windows has a setting to allow it to manage the page file, but it's possible it's been limited to less than the size of the RAM. What happens in Linux when in "idle" or what is usually called "sleep" and "hibernation" is what's in RAM gets written into the swapfile so when it comes out of either it can be right back where it left off. Just to be sure that's not interfering, check your pagefile setting.

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