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Ever since I replaced my old Asus motherboard with a new Gigabyte FXA-UD3 I have heard a crackling sound with my G930 headphones. It seems to be that the crackling happens when the CPU is under stress. (I can only hear the crackling when audio is playing). When I play BF3, I hear the crackling from time to time. When I render stuff in 3ds Max, I hear a ton of stuttering and I just can't listen to music while I work.
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Have you downloaded the latest drivers from the Gigabyte website for your audio drivers? If so, I'd do that. If that doesn't do anything, I'd go to the control panel, click on sound, then click on the properties of your "speakers" or whatever your default sound output is, right click it, go to properties, go to the advanced tab and try adjusting the default format to see if it helps ease up your crackling issue.
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What Logitech Drivers are you using?
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A sound card would fix the problem, if your willing to get one. It would also probably sound better.
    
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A sound card would fix the problem, if your willing to get one. It would also probably sound better.

The G930 is a USB wireless headset. lol
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Originally Posted by jivenjune View Post

Have you downloaded the latest drivers from the Gigabyte website for your audio drivers? If so, I'd do that. If that doesn't do anything, I'd go to the control panel, click on sound, then click on the properties of your "speakers" or whatever your default sound output is, right click it, go to properties, go to the advanced tab and try adjusting the default format to see if it helps ease up your crackling issue.

gigabytes audio drivers doesn't have anything to do with this headset.
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I had a similar issue to this. northbridge was overheating, I placed a small 80mm cooling fan directly at the nb and those crackling/popping sounds were gone. Also there's a bios update fix for my board for this issue but the cracking/popping wasn't completely gone till I added that fan. Take a look at this thread it might help you...http://forum.giga-byte.co.uk/index.php/topic,2166.0.html
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Originally Posted by madkillav2 View Post

I had a similar issue to this. northbridge was overheating, I placed a small 80mm cooling fan directly at the nb and those crackling/popping sounds were gone. Also there's a bios update fix for my board for this issue but the cracking/popping wasn't completely gone till I added that fan. Take a look at this thread it might help you...http://forum.giga-byte.co.uk/index.php/topic,2166.0.html

Unless this effects the USB ports, I don't think that will help either.

Again, it's a USB headset.
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can someone please give me a straight answer!!
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Update BIOS and drivers.
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