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I get a blue screen of death from almost any game I play (only from games). I can run the computer for days with no problem as long as I don't start any games. The BSOD is

KERNEL_DATA_INPAGE_ERROR

STOP: 0x7A (0xFFFFF6FC400097E0, 0xFFFFFFFFC000009D, 0x0000000009B76086, 0xFFFFF880012FC758)

Ntfs.sys - Address FFFFF880012FC758 base at FFFFF8800120E000 DateStamp 0xFFFFF880012FC758

Sometimes a different screen comes up but that is the most common. I'm pulling this from a picture on my phone.

This error occurs on every game I've played so far EXCEPT Borderlands 2. I've run harddrive health checks and come up with nothing. I've purchased and used a power supply tester and everything was green. I have literally no idea what could be causing this.

Hardware Specs: CPU: Intel Core i7 2600 Motherboard: Gigabyte Technology Co. Ltd. RAM: 16GB DDR3 Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570 HDD: 2 3TB 7200RPM Seagate Barracuda

Any lead on even what I could look at would be helpful at this point. At some point my gaming group is going to finish Borderlands 2 and I would like to be able to play something else.

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KERNER_DATA_INPAGE_ERROR suggests something's gone wrong memory-wise. Try and run Memtest86+ for at least two full passes (might take a while): memtest.org. Install on a bootable medium (CD/USB) and boot from that. If no errors come up, let me know, otherwise try a different set of memory sticks. –  Jochem Kuijpers Jan 16 at 4:04
    
Go download Blue Screen View, it is a free tool that will let you get the text from previous bluescreens, the system tries to save the information if it can. Get the text from the other bluescreens so we can compare what the different screens say. –  Scott Chamberlain Jan 16 at 4:13
    
What are the specs on your power supply? Your video card will be pulling a lot of current under load this and may be the underlying problem. Did the power supply tester work when the computer was running a game? What did it actually tell you? –  jozzas Jan 16 at 5:39
    
Sounds like an issue with your filesystem. If your page file is stored on a different volume than the one you boot with (usually C:) you might be able to do an online chkdsk. But if you have multiple drives/volumes, Windows tends to distribute the page file across all of them and you should check all of your volumes (including one on your boot volume, which will require you to reboot). Alternatively, you could disable the page file altogether. 16 GiB of RAM is more than sufficient to do this, I have 32 GiB of RAM w/ an 8 GiB RAM disk mounted most of the time and I still disable paging. –  Andon M. Coleman Jan 16 at 6:57

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KERNEL_DATA_INPAGE_ERROR means that Windows can't read data from the pagefile.

The error C000009D means STATUS_DEVICE_NOT_CONNECTED. So Windows lost the HDD and can't read the data. Try different SATA cables.

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