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new system freezing

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by CraigViau, Jun 28, 2012.

  1. CraigViau

    CraigViau Private E-2

    brand new system
    FX-8120 CPU
    ASROCK 970DE3U3S3 motherboard on bios 1.2
    Gigabyte HD7770 graphics
    Seagate 2TB hd
    8 GGD ddr3 ram

    Computer is freezing at random only windows 7 professional and motherboard drivers plus a few utilities installed no updates to windows

    Freezing on memtest86+ and at random other times.

    Installed windows twice in case first one was bad.

    Thanks any idea would be great
  2. Major Attitude

    Major Attitude Co-Owner MajorGeeks.Com Staff Member

    Run on one stick of memory first to eliminate ram. This could take a while.
  3. satrow

    satrow Major Geek Extraordinaire

    If you're running Memtest from bootable CD (the preferred method), then it's a hardware problem.

    If all the RAM sticks come up clean, check the hard drive for bad blocks next.

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