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PC Freeze While Watching YT Vids

Alright, i did fix it!

The problem was the GPU driver, because i tested a 1660s with the same drivers installed for the 2070s. i was just doing a quick test so i wasn't thinking much about it but i felt it might be a problem in the future, and it would be obvious like screen glitches or a black screen and i would know immediately that that's a GPU issue but that wasn't the case. And I also did catch the PC freezing while having Task Manager and HWINFO on but it didn't give me any info at all.

I found the problem by letting the PC on while its frozen for a while, I then got board and started trying to end tasks for random programs i installed that are not windows related, and then i ended like the 50th program and it blue screened, i screamed in happiness because finally the PC told me that it was suffering. The stop code was "DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE" and i immediately thought of the GPU drivers.

Downloaded DDU and booted in safe mode, removed the GPU drivers and then installed them again. and it looks like the problem is gone. so thanks everyone for not helping lmao!

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My PC freezes while its idle or underload, it always happens when im watching a YT vid. (Using Firefox latest Ver) But Im always watching a YT vid 24/7 while the PC is on so it might not be correlated.
I can move the mouse, and highlight files on the desktop but not open them. The vid starts chopping but the audio still plays for 10 more seconds. the RGB on my AIO cooler from corsair freezes. I can open Task manager using Ctrl + Alt + Del but every program is at 0% in everything, but the Full CPU load is stuck at a low percentage and the same for memory but everything else is at 0%. And i have to force shutdown the PC.


One time that it happened i just let it run while frozen for a while. I could browse the internet but its really slow to load pages (Browser already open). it ran for a quite a while so i don't think its a temperature issue. But within that time NZXT Cam tried to launch using User Account Control (The thing that notifies you if you want to launch a program by saying Yes). i said yes but still everything was frozen, and i decided to shut the PC down because i wanted to use it.

I have been trying to catch the freeze while i have Task Manager open with HWINFO but with no luck because it happens randomly. yesterday it happened twice in 30 mins after launching the PC and it was fine for 18 hours. and today it froze in 3 hours
 

Only XMP is on, no overclocking. Everything is updated to the latest version including Windows. it has been happening once or twice a day for a week straight. it was working fine for 3 weeks.


Specs:-
CPU: R9 3900x
Mobo: ASRock x570 Taichi
GPU: MSI RTX 2070 Super Gaming X
RAM: G.skill Trident Z RGB 2x16 3600Mhz cl18
Storage: Kingston A2000 NVMe 512GB + WD 2TB
PSU: Asus ROG Strix 750W 80+ Gold
*I know there are some poor buying decisions there but it was bought in the middle of the pandemic with everything out of stock*

 

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Posted · Original PosterOP · Best Answer

Alright, i did fix it!

The problem was the GPU driver, because i tested a 1660s with the same drivers installed for the 2070s. i was just doing a quick test so i wasn't thinking much about it but i felt it might be a problem in the future, and it would be obvious like screen glitches or a black screen and i would know immediately that that's a GPU issue but that wasn't the case. And I also did catch the PC freezing while having Task Manager and HWINFO on but it didn't give me any info at all.

I found the problem by letting the PC on while its frozen for a while, I then got board and started trying to end tasks for random programs i installed that are not windows related, and then i ended like the 50th program and it blue screened, i screamed in happiness because finally the PC told me that it was suffering. The stop code was "DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE" and i immediately thought of the GPU drivers.

Downloaded DDU and booted in safe mode, removed the GPU drivers and then installed them again. and it looks like the problem is gone. so thanks everyone for not helping lmao!

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2 hours ago, K4rimCraft said:

Alright, i did fix it!

The problem was the GPU driver, because i tested a 1660s with the same drivers installed for the 2070s. i was just doing a quick test so i wasn't thinking much about it but i felt it might be a problem in the future, and it would be obvious like screen glitches or a black screen and i would know immediately that that's a GPU issue but that wasn't the case. And I also did catch the PC freezing while having Task Manager and HWINFO on but it didn't give me any info at all.

I found the problem by letting the PC on while its frozen for a while, I then got board and started trying to end tasks for random programs i installed that are not windows related, and then i ended like the 50th program and it blue screened, i screamed in happiness because finally the PC told me that it was suffering. The stop code was "DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE" and i immediately thought of the GPU drivers.

Downloaded DDU and booted in safe mode, removed the GPU drivers and then installed them again. and it looks like the problem is gone. so thanks everyone for not helping lmao!

I have same problem on my machine and we almost have same spec...what version of drivers you installed?


 

Please do not take offence for my apparent confusion or rudeness,it's not intent me to be like that,it's just my BPD,be nice to me,and I'll return twice better,be rude and usually I get easly pissed of...I'll try to help anyone here,as long as it's something I dealt with,and even if you think I'm rude or not polite,forgive me,  it's not me it's my BPD.

Thanks for understanding.

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On 8/17/2020 at 7:33 PM, frozensun said:

I have same problem on my machine and we almost have same spec...what version of drivers you installed?

They were the latest, aswell as what i installed again. it was just re-installation.

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