Receiving DPC_WATCHGOD_VIOLATION error...What to do?

For a few weeks now, my system has been crashing unexpectedly, and displaying the "lighter and more calmer BSOD". I'm extremely fed up, and after trolling the internet for answers, have found nothing that has worked. My business depends on my system, and therefore I need this fixed as soon as is humanly possible. Many, MANY thanks in advance.

- computer freezes (including mouse) at random times, no matter the load
- I have heard that it could/is a driver issue, just not sure how to pinpoint
- DPC_WATCHDOG_VIOLATION message displayed at BSOD
- Error "Anioapi.dll is missing" message displayed upon startup

System Specs:

- Windows 8 Pro 64-bit OEM
- Intel i7 3930K 3.2GHz 12MB LGA2011
- Asus Rampage IV Extreme Motherboard
- Corsair DOMINATOR 32GB RAM (4x sticks of 8GB)
- Asus GeForce GTX Titan 6GB GDDR5
- (2x) Seagate 3TB Barracuda 7200rpm 64MB
- Samsung 840 Pro SSD
- Silverstone Strider Gold Evo. 1000W PSU


- (2x) Samsung S27A850D 27" Widescreen LED

And the little stuff:

- Logitech MX Performance Laser Mouse
- Microsoft Sculpt Comfort USB Keyboard
- Asus 12B1ST 12x BD Writer
- Noctua NH-D14 CPU Cooler SE2011
- Bitfenix USB 3.0 Card Reader
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  1. Start with checking that the motherboard bios has the newest bios code and the firmware on the Ssd updated. In the bios make sure xmp profile is on and asus bios running in standard mode in performance mode the ram to CPU bus can cause errors on some systems. Uses Cpuz check that the mb set the CPU ram speed up right. Run hdtune read drives smart warnings and on the data drives run vendor test tools. Run memtest on your ram. If system passes memtest try half your ram and check that the ram you have is 1.5v or less.
  2. I get the DPC Watchdog violation on a Samsung 850 Evo 500gb drive, so far only when I return from a sleep state.

    I have the latest Asus X99A/3.1 drivers/BIOS installed

    Samsung has no firmware updates for this drive (No support or Download links that I see on the site, or when searched).

    I would check if the mobo is up to date if this happens during use.
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