[SOLVED] Constant "whea_uncorrectable_error" bluescreen errors when under load

Jan 25, 2022
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When I do anything that is considered "almost heavy load" the computer crashes. Idk why and I can't seem to figure out why it happens. I have a pretty beasty pc (except the gpu).
The specs are:
  • R9 5900X
  • G.Skill Trident Z Neon 16GB (2x 8) 3600Mhz CL16
  • ASUS GeForce GTX 1060 6GB TURBO
  • be quiet! straight power 11 850W Platinum
(& extension cables from cablemod if that's necessary to know)
Had tried win11 a couple of months ago but switched back to win10 21H2
 
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Colif

Win 11 Master
Moderator
WHEA errors can be hardware or software
they are an error called by cpu but not necessarily caused by it
can be caused by overclocking
can be caused by overclocking software so things like MSI afterburner or Ryzen Master
can be caused by heat
can be caused by device drivers

If it survives new installs of windows its likely to be hardware

try running this on CPU - https://www.guru3d.com/files-details/prime95-download.html
Prime 95 how to Guide: http://www.playtool.com/pages/prime95/prime95.html

Try running memtest86 on each of your ram sticks, one stick at a time, up to 4 passes. Only error count you want is 0, any higher could be cause of the BSOD. Remove/replace ram sticks with errors. Memtest is created as a bootable USB so that you don’t need windows to run it

what storage do you have?
What motherboard?

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

  1. Open Windows File Explore
  2. Navigate to C:\Windows\Minidump
  3. Copy the mini-dump files out onto your Desktop
  4. Do not use Winzip, use the built in facility in Windows
  5. Select those files on your Desktop, right click them and choose 'Send to' - Compressed (zipped) folder
  6. Upload the zip file to the Cloud (OneDrive, DropBox . . . etc.)
  7. Then post a link here to the zip file, so we can take a look for you . . .
 

Colif

Win 11 Master
Moderator
WHEA errors can be hardware or software
they are an error called by cpu but not necessarily caused by it
can be caused by overclocking
can be caused by overclocking software so things like MSI afterburner or Ryzen Master
can be caused by heat
can be caused by device drivers

If it survives new installs of windows its likely to be hardware

try running this on CPU - https://www.guru3d.com/files-details/prime95-download.html
Prime 95 how to Guide: http://www.playtool.com/pages/prime95/prime95.html

Try running memtest86 on each of your ram sticks, one stick at a time, up to 4 passes. Only error count you want is 0, any higher could be cause of the BSOD. Remove/replace ram sticks with errors. Memtest is created as a bootable USB so that you don’t need windows to run it

what storage do you have?
What motherboard?

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

  1. Open Windows File Explore
  2. Navigate to C:\Windows\Minidump
  3. Copy the mini-dump files out onto your Desktop
  4. Do not use Winzip, use the built in facility in Windows
  5. Select those files on your Desktop, right click them and choose 'Send to' - Compressed (zipped) folder
  6. Upload the zip file to the Cloud (OneDrive, DropBox . . . etc.)
  7. Then post a link here to the zip file, so we can take a look for you . . .
 
Jan 25, 2022
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ok, I'm currently running memtest and no errors so far. I'll download Prime95 and I'll try to do the minidump too, although I think it hasn't created any folders with that name. (I checked a couple of days ago)
[Edit] The first DIMM had no errors whatsoever so I'm hoping that the second one is the faulty one because I just don't want it to be the mobo...
 
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The first DIMM had no errors whatsoever so I'm hoping for the second one to be the issue because I just don't want it to be the mobo...
The second DIMM also had no errors and then I tested them both and still no errors so there's that... I'll try Prime95 and I'll post an update here
 

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