Question Blue Screen only when playing certain games

May 20, 2021
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I noticed my computer got a blue screen for the first time when playing FFXIV. I also play World of Warcraft, but I never seem to get a blue screen when playing that. Even just installing or patching FFXIV has caused a blue screen. I tried to play Apex Legends as well and I'm also getting a blue screen on that too. Any ideas? I never ever get a blue screen at any other point, when not playing games just browsing the web or playing World of Warcraft everything runs smooth.
Intel (R) Core(TM) i7-3770 CPU @ 3.40GHZ (8CPUS)
16GB RAM
DirectX12
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050Ti
GameMax RPG Rampage 500WPSU
Windows 10

All my drivers are up to date.
 
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My first guess would be your crappy power supply, not holding stable voltages under load.
Download OCCT and run the power supply test.

Second guess would be an old windows install. An in place upgrade from windows 7 or 8 to 10 leaves a lot of garbage from the old OS behind .
 
May 20, 2021
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My first guess would be your crappy power supply, not holding stable voltages under load.
Download OCCT and run the power supply test.

Second guess would be an old windows install. An in place upgrade from windows 7 or 8 to 10 leaves a lot of garbage from the old OS behind .
It worked before it only started doing this recently.
 
May 20, 2021
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My first guess would be your crappy power supply, not holding stable voltages under load.
Download OCCT and run the power supply test.

Second guess would be an old windows install. An in place upgrade from windows 7 or 8 to 10 leaves a lot of garbage from the old OS behind .
So I did this last night and as I was running it my PC just turned off and then I constantly kept getting blue screens all night and now I cannot even load into Windows anymore.
 

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Jul 25, 2021
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would have to agree, that's a PSU problem. Had a similar problem with my backup pc some months ago, replacing old PSU with a better one solved it.
 

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