Question BSOD: IRQL NOT LESS OR EQUAL after i exit game


Sep 9, 2019
Hello guys, First of all sorry for my English i will try my best :)

so as the title says i ged BSOD after i exit game especially "Shadow of the Tomb Raider" other games too for example COD Warzone, CS:GO
I can play for hours straight nothing will happen until i exit game, after that i have 5-15 seconds to BSOD :(
This started happening out of nowhere

What i tried so far: (after it started)

Fresh install Win10 1903 x64 + then again but installed build 1909 x64 + latest drivers from mobo manufacturer
took out CMOS battery full reset of BIOS to default - i am not overclocked
Memtest86 boot from usb - let it run overnight - no problems found
Windows memory diagnostics - no problems
Intel burn test - passed 10 times
Aida64 stress test - passed for 4 hours straight
FureMark GPU stress test - no problem even in 4K
Installed older driver for GPU also Latest
Chkdsk on both drives - no problems
PC-3000 Disk analyzer - tested both drives - no problem

CPU 27°C idle - 65 - 70°C at Load
GPU: 40-47 idel - 72 - 79°C at load

PSU: EVGA 650 GQ 80Plus Gold
MOBO: Z270X-Ultra Gaming
CPU: i7-6700K - stock 4.2GHZ
RAM: 16GB Crucial Ballistix - 2400MHZ -2x8GB sticks - stock no oc xmp anything (yes running manufacturer speeds)
GPU: XFX - RX580 8GB - stock no oc
SSD Patriot Blast 120GB - Windows installed
HDD: 2TB Seagate idk exact model - games installed

i might forgot something so ask / let me know, thank you in advance

I can send memory DUMP when i came back from work.. but there s literally nothing specific there
one thing i remember from WinDbg"process_name: memcompression" if that helps :)


Win 10 Master
Can you follow option one on the following link - here - and then do this step below: Small memory dumps - Have Windows Create a Small Memory Dump (Minidump) on BSOD - that creates a file in c windows/minidump after the next BSOD

copy that file to documents

upload the copy from documents to a file sharing web site, and share the link in your thread so we can help fix the problem

memory compression might just mean the error happened in virtual memory. Not an indicator of anything in particular

Its likely a driver.
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Sep 9, 2019
thank you very much :) i was hoping you will notice my thread :D i was reading alot before posting my own thread..
i am going to do what u said as soon as i came from work

EDIT: i did setup the windows to make minidump.. now triyng to catch him red-handed :D
guess what i doesnt crash now :/ i havent changed anything besides the minidump setting .. i am doing exactly same thing as before wich is playing for a while and then i exit the game but this time everything is magically allright ..ill update the thread once it does crash..
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Hi, I ran the dump file through the debugger and got the following information:

File information:062020-8562-01.dmp (Jun 20 2020 - 17:55:59)
Probably caused by:ntkrnlmp.exe (Process: explorer.exe)
Uptime:7 Day(s), 9 Hour(s), 40 Min(s), and 28 Sec(s)

Possible Motherboard page:
Congrats, you have the latest BIOS already installed.

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