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Was thinking about getting this one:

Creative Sound Blaster Audigy SE 7.1 Channels 24-bit 96KHz PCI Interface Sound Card - OEM

$26 cheaper than hiring a computer repair tech who probably couldn't find the problem any better than me lol. This is a complicated issue... It's weird because I was sitting here listening to music and all of the sudden it stopped popping. But... When I click the volume control up and down really fast it starts popping again. If I click volume up/down slowly it sounds fine. I think this should help narrow down the issue, any thoughts?

Short of doing a full reinstall of windows, I dont know what else to try. I say go for it. Sound cards are the best. Have you used one before? Read the thread linked in my signature if you'd like. Lots of good sound card info there.
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post #12 of 16
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Originally Posted by Jolly Roger View Post

Short of doing a full reinstall of windows, I dont know what else to try. I say go for it. Sound cards are the best. Have you used one before? Read the thread linked in my signature if you'd like. Lots of good sound card info there.

ya I noticed that thread link and that's what made me want to just get an external card lol. Just bought one on amazon... Thanks for the advice.
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No problem. thumb.gif
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You may want to check the DPC latency, drop-outs could be described as clicks/scratching, you can pick up a misbehaving/conflicting driver from something as harmless as a recommended Windows update. Example HERE turned out to be one of the other onboard devices causing the issue with both soundcard and onboard sound.
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post #15 of 16
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Originally Posted by Darren9 View Post

You may want to check the DPC latency, drop-outs could be described as clicks/scratching, you can pick up a misbehaving/conflicting driver from something as harmless as a recommended Windows update. Example HERE turned out to be one of the other onboard devices causing the issue with both soundcard and onboard sound.

Just checked it with DPC latency checker and it is about 1,000 micro seconds so still in the good.
post #16 of 16
i feel im in the same boat as you, been having these problems for a month now. and still i have no fix. i started a forum recently trying to get any help i can.

My forum post about this issue

i recorded a example of my problem. can you confirm this is the same problem your experiencing?
Popping example


and i see there hasnt been any posts for over a month. did you find a solution to this?
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