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Okay, so I've had this 5770 for a year, and all the time it would have this very odd static. Although during normal gameplay, it would be near inaudible. However, just today I upgraded to a 6970, and now that same static is plaguing me again, this time even louder. It seems to only appear when the computer is idle or doesn't have a large load, as when it's doing something (I.e. opening a new tab, closing firefox) it would go away whilst doing so. But only for that time. It's very irritating and I would love to know how to get rid of it.
I have a Creative Labs SB X-Fi Titanium Fatal1ty Champ.
    
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Have you tried different speakers/headphones or plugging the amp (if there is one) into a different power outlet than the computer? Had some weird **** happen to me with power outlets and computer sound a while back.
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It's headphones. I'll try the back where it's directly wired in.

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Edit: Just tried the back and it's not channeling any audio through it at all. whoops, read your post wrong XD I'll try that real quick
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Okay so I just tried em with a pair of earbuds. Static's still there, however at a much lower volume.
    
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