Windows 10: BSOD (DPC_WATCHDOG_VIOLATION) with Skype, OBS and Starcraft 2

  1.    15 Feb 2017 #1

    BSOD (DPC_WATCHDOG_VIOLATION) with Skype, OBS and Starcraft 2

    So I've been getting freezes for the last couple of months.
    Mostly it resolves into a bluescreen, the DPC Watchdog violation, but sometimes it takes a while and I get bored/frustrated/angry and I press the reset button.

    Event viewer record Kernel power 41 error

    This happens when I engage in a video call with Skype, am in Starcraft 2 and have OBS studio open (actually broadcasting seems to be irrelevant).
    If I cut out any of these three it doesn't seem to happen, although I'm not entire sure about this, but with the 3 it is a very reliable BSOD (although it has happened between 2 seconds and 1:30 hours of streaming).
    I have used hangouts and zoom for video with discord for audio and I had no problems.
    I have also used other programs that utilize stuff a lot, video editing while uploading and playing games. No problem.

    This started happening after the anniversary update, My OS is Win 10.

    Obligatory spec post:
    i5-3570 (non-K)
    Cooler master 212 (not-evo, I think)
    Z77 Pro3
    MSI Gaming X GTX1060 6GB (This one is also new, but I had some months of worry free recording after switching from MSI to Nvidia drivers)
    OCZ Agility 3 SSD
    Seagate green 2TB HDD
    16 GB RAM (Corsair)

    Things I've done:

    • Changed IDE ATA/ATAPI controller to standard SATA AHCI controller (I actually just changed that back to intel 7 series chipset sata ahci controller)

    • Disabled quick boot

    • Updated GPU drivers

    • Memory test

    • Chkdsk (both)

    • SFC

    • Windows 10 disc error check

    • Updated most other drivers probably

    • Scanned for virusses

    • Scanned for malware

    • Skype app rather than skype . . . program?

    • OBS studio 32 bit

    • Changed PSU

    • Updated EUFI
    • Updated SSD firmware

    • Uninstalled/re-installed all the programs

    • Temperatures (I don't overheat)

    Windows 10 BSOD - Dropbox - 021417-7281-01.dmp
    OBS log file - 09-02-37.txt?dl=0
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    15 Feb 2017 #2

    Just happened with my workaround of discord for audio and hangouts for video

    I guess I'll go back to testing whether just sc2 and obs cause it or whether a video being sent to me (decrypting video?) is required.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

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