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I just bought a pair of Razer Carcharias headphones and whenever there is significant volume to my music it crackles a little bit. Is it because of the headphones or because of the onboard sound that I am using on my ASRock 890FX Deluxe5 ? Would that problem go away if I get a dedicated sound card? Thanks for your help...

PS: What are ya'll's opinions on these headphones? What do you suggest? What headphones are there that have bass that can rattle my brain out of my nose like my Razer Barracuda's before? They had 5.1 with dedicated bass drivers. Thanks for your help!
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You need to try the headphones with another source to determine which item is at fault.
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On board tends to not handle high volume well and can lead to crackling. The Carcharias are also not the greatest, but I doubt they're the problem here. Like soloz2 said, you should isolate each piece you suspect of as being the problem and eliminate them one by one til you find the culprit. Try a different source for the carcharias, try a different headphone for the on board and see which is responsible for the crackling.

We generally do not recommend headsets here at OCN. Read the Most Recommended Products thread in my sig and see what it best for whatever budget you can fill as well as educate yourself on audio with any/all of the links in my sig.
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