Originally posted by: stumped There is no 'auto-update' per se...there is a 'automatically check for updates' in the older driver suites. You can disable that. If you need further advice, then furnish what is asked for in "PLEASE READ BEFORE POSTING".
XFX 7950 (this isn't the issue as the same thing happened on a 6970 under different drivers) The hardware isn't the issue. Core clock is 900 Memory clock is 1250. It came stock
AMD Catalyst Driver Version, and Driver History
13.1 It also happened on 12.10 There was no driver update between 12.10 and 13.1 (please do not cite beta drivers as they are not considered full release drivers)
Windows 8 Pro (64 bit)
The computer hard locks, screen freezes and the only solution is to manually press the power button until the computer powers down and then power it back on.
Motherboard or System Make & Model
ASrock p67 Fatal1ty pro. All you need to know is the bios and all the drivers for it are up to date and have been since the last release. This is not a SATA controller error as I have the B3 stepping MB.
Corsair TX850m http://www.corsair.com/enthusiast-series-modular-tx850m-80-plus-bronze-certified-850-watt-high-performance-modular-power-supply.html
Additionally it runs behind a UPS which is this
Display Device(s) and Connection(s) Used
Samsung connected via HDMI
2 x Planar PX 2710MW one via DP and one via DVI
Applications and Games
Happens randomly, can be doing nothing or can have 50 programs running. Has happened as early as 2 hours after startup and as late as 10 days solid running.
i7-2600k stock voltage stock clocks 3.4 Ghz 4 cores 8 threads
Motherboard BIOS Version
Bios version 2.2
System Memory Type & Amount
G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 16GB (4 x 4GB) DDR3 1600mhz PC12800 Timing 9-9-9-24 Stock voltage (1.5V) Model # F3-12800CL9Q-16GBRL
Ive got a DVD R that's an ASUS, a PCI soundcard, I have 5 casefans my case is a Coolermaster HAF 932.
Sigh... I said this in my original post.
Malwarebytes scan = clean
Windows defender scan = clean
chkdsk /f = no errors on any sectors
memtest = no errors detected (testing single sticks in slot 1 - 4 interchanged a total of 16 combinations)
Prime 95 stable for 12+ hours up to DAYS if need be unless a random crash occurs (the crash has never occured during a prime test)
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