1. Posts : 2
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit



    I bought a prebuilt several months ago. I noticed it was having some weird stutters, and I saw that on LatencyMon, I would get very consistent 1.7ms spikes from ACPI.sys. After a lot of trial and error, I was able to remove the stutters by setting minimum processor speed to 99% and setting the hard disk to never turn off. The DPC latency remained, but there didn't seem to be any problems.

    Now, for the past month or so, I've been getting BSODs, usually while playing games. The PC would lock up and make a loud "BRBRBRBR" noise from the speakers for about a minute, before giving me a DPC_WATCHDOG_VIOLATION BSOD. Curiously enough, when it would reboot on its own, Realtek would be missing (which means my speakers would no longer work). Trying to reinstall the Realtek drivers would result in nothing actually being installed, without any kind of error message. However, power cycling the computer would restore the drivers. I eventually got the crashes to subside, though I'm not sure how, I believe I turned off downloading updates from other PCs and tips and tricks in Windows Notifications, and I also turned off power saving options for the PCI Express Link State Power Management. I thought that would be the end of it, but now it's crashing again.

    I'm not sure what else to try. I've updated all my drivers and ran all the checks and stress tests I could find. I also tried resetting Windows. It's difficult to actually reproduce a crash. At first it only seemed to happen in certain games (Minecraft, 7 Days to Die), but now it seems to be happening in any game. It also seems like a crash is more likely to happen the longer the computer is on; the past two times have been when my PC was on for 12 hours or more.

    Windows Version: 20H2 (OS Build 19042.1165)
    Minidump Link: - Google Drive
    V2 Link: DESKTOP-UOGRKG7-(2021-09-13_20-40-28).zip - Google Drive

    Any help in resolving this issue would be greatly appreciated!
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  2. Posts : 1,397
    Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64

    Send full memory dump (C:\Windows\MEMORY.DMP) via web cloud like Drive Google
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  3. Posts : 2
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
    Thread Starter

    MrPepka said:
    Send full memory dump (C:\Windows\MEMORY.DMP) via web cloud like Drive Google
    Hi, thanks for replying. I've only had my PC set up for minidumps, so I'll have to wait for another crash to generate a complete MEMORY.DMP. Since the crashes seem to be random, it might take me a day or two to get one. I'll post here again with a link once it happens.
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