How is the Reliability Monitor?


JohnnyGui

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Hey all,

I am considering clean installing Windows 11 but I'm curious how stable Windows 11 is in terms of the frequency of (silent) appcrashes in the Reliability monitor.

Is it riddled with red crosses all over the place?
 

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  • OS
    Windows 11 21H2
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    PC/Desktop
    CPU
    i5-8600K
    Motherboard
    Gigabyte Z370 HD3
    Memory
    16GB
    Graphics Card(s)
    Geforce GTX 1070 Windforce OC
    Sound Card
    Internal: Realtek® ALC892 codec
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Acer
    Screen Resolution
    1080p
    Hard Drives
    Neoforza SSD 256GB
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    Azza Taurus 5000W
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    Coolermaster Hyper 412R
    Browser
    Edge Chromium

DigitalGoat

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On mine over 5 months there are only 3 critical events, all related to Edge, one for each of the last 3 months and I believe those are to do with the update process as Edge was open at the times. Other than that I have had zero app/ game/ driver issues, even the disk slowdown and explorer memory leak didn't manifest for me.
Most often using blender, Gimp, notepad, LibreOffice, Minecraft (bedrock, RTX), Control, Witcher 3, HZ Dawn, AC Odyssey, YouTube, various graphic and animation utilities (GUI and Terminal based, such as FFMPG) and Macrium Reflect.
Of course all this is just from my experience, other peoples mileage will vary. :)
Bear in mind that although Win11 is built on Win10 to an extent and is mostly stable, it is going through changes often enough to be annoying/ very detrimental to workflow if you happen to have a system with "issues". Make images often.
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 11 Pro 22H2, build: 22621.521
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Scan 3XS Custom 1700
    CPU
    Intel i7-12700K 3.6GHz Base (5.0GHz Turbo)
    Motherboard
    Asus ProArt Creator B660 D4
    Memory
    64GB DDR 3600Mhz
    Graphics Card(s)
    Asus Tuff RTX 3080 10GB OC
    Sound Card
    Onboard Realtek
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Gigabyte G32QC 32inch 16:9 curved @2560 x 1440p 165Hz Freesync Premium Pro/ Dell SE2422H 24inch 16:9 1920 x 1080p 75Hz Freesync
    Screen Resolution
    2560 x 1440p & 1920 x 1080p
    Hard Drives
    WD SN570 1TB NVME (Boot), Samsung 870QVO 1TB (SSD), SanDisk 3D Ultra 500Gb (SSD) x2, Seagate 3Tb Expansion Desk (Ext HDD), 2x Toshiba 1Tb P300 (Ext HDD)
    PSU
    Corsair RM1000X Modular
    Case
    Corsair 4000D Airflow Desktop
    Cooling
    Corsair Hydro H150i RGB Pro XT 360mm Liquid Cooler, 3 x 120mm fans, 1x Exhaust
    Keyboard
    Microsoft Ergonomic
    Mouse
    Logitech G402
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    800Mbs
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    Edge Chromium
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    Defender, Malwarebytes

glasskuter

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What little shows up in mine are a few app crashes and a couple related to power when a storm passed through but none for the OS itself.
 

My Computers

System One System Two

  • OS
    Windows 11 Pro 22H2 22621.819
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Dell Optiplex 7080
    CPU
    i9-10900 10 core 20 threads
    Motherboard
    DELL 0J37VM
    Memory
    32 gb
    Graphics Card(s)
    none-Intel UHD Graphics 630
    Sound Card
    Integrated Realtek
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Benq 27
    Screen Resolution
    2560x1440
    Hard Drives
    256 m.2 2230-256+1 tb hdd
    PSU
    500w
    Case
    MT
    Cooling
    Dell Premium
    Keyboard
    Logitech wired
    Mouse
    Logitech wireless
    Internet Speed
    so slow I'm too embarrassed to tell
    Browser
    Firefox
    Antivirus
    Defender+MWB Premium
  • Operating System
    Windows 10 Pro 21H2
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Dell Optiplex 9020
    CPU
    i7-4770
    Memory
    24 gb
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Benq 27
    Screen Resolution
    2560x1440
    Hard Drives
    256 gb Toshiba BG4 M.2 NVE SSB and 1 tb hdd
    PSU
    500w
    Case
    MT
    Cooling
    Dell factory
    Mouse
    Logitech wireless
    Keyboard
    Logitech wired
    Internet Speed
    still not telling
    Browser
    Firefox
    Antivirus
    Defender+MWB Premium

Ed Tittel

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YMMV. I have some machines that show a critical error once a month; I have others where it happens daily (or more often). Depends on : version (stable beats Dev/Beta/Release Preview channels); devices (and drivers) in use, and certain flaky apps or applications. Interesting and informative to watch, and keep up with, though...
HTH,
--Ed--
 

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System One

  • OS
    Windows 11
    Computer type
    Laptop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Lenovo X380 Yoga
    CPU
    i7-8650U (8th Gen/Kaby Lake)
    Motherboard
    20LH000MUS (U3E1)
    Memory
    16 GB
    Graphics Card(s)
    Intel UHD Graphics 620
    Sound Card
    Integrated Conexant SmartAudio HD
    Monitor(s) Displays
    FlexView Display
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080
    Hard Drives
    Toshiba 1 TB PCIe x3 NVMe SSD
    external 5TB Seagate USB-C attached HDD
    PSU
    Lenovo integrated 65W power brick
    Case
    Laptop
    Cooling
    Laptop
    Keyboard
    Integrated Lenovo ThinkPad keyboard
    Mouse
    touchscreen, touchpad
    Internet Speed
    GbE (Spectrum/Charter)
    Browser
    all of em
    Antivirus
    Defender
    Other Info
    Purchased early 2019 as Windows Insider test PC

Dru2

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YMMV. I have some machines that show a critical error once a month; I have others where it happens daily (or more often).
Same here for me - machine (hardware/software) dependent.

That said, I do find it can be a valuable resource in figuring out issues, especially right after a crash.
 

My Computers

System One System Two

  • OS
    Windows 11 Pro 22H2 (Build 22621.900)
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Custom built
    CPU
    Intel i9-9900K
    Motherboard
    Gigabyte Aorus Z390 Xtreme
    Memory
    32G (4x8) DDR4 Corsair RGB Dominator Platinum (3600Mhz)
    Graphics Card(s)
    Radeon VII
    Sound Card
    Onboard (ESS Sabre HiFi using Realtek drivers)
    Monitor(s) Displays
    NEC PA242w (24 inch)
    Screen Resolution
    1920 x 1200
    Hard Drives
    5 Samsung SSD drives: 2X 970 NVME (512 & 1TB), 3X EVO SATA (2X 2TB, 1X 1TB)
    PSU
    EVGA Super Nova I000 P2 (1000 watt)
    Case
    Cooler Master H500M
    Cooling
    Corsair H115i RGB Platinum
    Keyboard
    Logitech Craft
    Mouse
    Logitech MX Master 3
    Internet Speed
    500mb Download. 11mb Upload
    Browser
    Microsoft Edge Chromium
    Antivirus
    Windows Security
    Other Info
    System used for gaming, photography, audiophile media center, work.
  • Operating System
    Win 10 Pro 22H2 (build 19045.2130)
    Computer type
    Laptop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga X1
    CPU
    Intel i7-7600U
    Motherboard
    Intel
    Memory
    16igg
    Graphics card(s)
    Intel HD 620
    Sound Card
    Onboard
    Monitor(s) Displays
    14.0 WQHD OLED Touch
    Screen Resolution
    2560 x 1440
    Hard Drives
    1TB NVMe Drive (OEM)
    PSU
    laptop
    Case
    laptop
    Cooling
    Laptop cooling
    Mouse
    Logitech MX Anywhere 2S
    Keyboard
    Laptop
    Internet Speed
    100MB
    Browser
    Edge Chromium
    Antivirus
    Windows Security

JohnnyGui

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On mine over 5 months there are only 3 critical events, all related to Edge, one for each of the last 3 months and I believe those are to do with the update process as Edge was open at the times. Other than that I have had zero app/ game/ driver issues, even the disk slowdown and explorer memory leak didn't manifest for me.
Most often using blender, Gimp, notepad, LibreOffice, Minecraft (bedrock, RTX), Control, Witcher 3, HZ Dawn, AC Odyssey, YouTube, various graphic and animation utilities (GUI and Terminal based, such as FFMPG) and Macrium Reflect.
Of course all this is just from my experience, other peoples mileage will vary. :)
Bear in mind that although Win11 is built on Win10 to an extent and is mostly stable, it is going through changes often enough to be annoying/ very detrimental to workflow if you happen to have a system with "issues". Make images often.
Thanks a lot for the detailed info.

What little shows up in mine are a few app crashes and a couple related to power when a storm passed through but none for the OS itself.
YMMV. I have some machines that show a critical error once a month; I have others where it happens daily (or more often). Depends on : version (stable beats Dev/Beta/Release Preview channels); devices (and drivers) in use, and certain flaky apps or applications. Interesting and informative to watch, and keep up with, though...
HTH,
--Ed--
Does the stable releases (non-insider) show daily errors? If yes, what kind of errors are they?
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 11 21H2
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    CPU
    i5-8600K
    Motherboard
    Gigabyte Z370 HD3
    Memory
    16GB
    Graphics Card(s)
    Geforce GTX 1070 Windforce OC
    Sound Card
    Internal: Realtek® ALC892 codec
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Acer
    Screen Resolution
    1080p
    Hard Drives
    Neoforza SSD 256GB
    Case
    Azza Taurus 5000W
    Cooling
    Coolermaster Hyper 412R
    Browser
    Edge Chromium

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