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Irritating sound distortion on Siberia V2 Frost headset

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Hey, just wondering if you guys could help me out with an issue I'm having with my headset. I've had my Steelseries Siberia V2 frosts for several months, and perhaps I just haven't been listening closely and it has been there the whole time, but whenever I'm listening to music and there are fluctuating bursts of sound, I get bursts of distortion / static (not very loud, but definitely noticeable and annoying along with them. Seeing as it is a very popular head set, and I haven't heard of many people complaining about this issue, I'm wondering if it's only mine. I believe my drivers are up to date. Any ideas as to how to fix this?
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Have a little more information on this, also to serve as a bump for some insights. I have tried my Siberia V2 frost on a couple of other computers, neither of which have the drivers installed, and the issue is not present. It is only on my main computer, when I play music with mid-high sound bursts the headset emits small bursts of static along with them. It's getting very annoying because I cant enjoy music on my main pc.
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try on different panel ? front /back ?
may have something to do with jack input of your pc...
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Sounds like a dirty USB port, too much interference.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by sugiik View Post

try on different panel ? front /back ?
may have something to do with jack input of your pc...

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Originally Posted by benbenkr View Post

Sounds like a dirty USB port, too much interference.

Turns out it was the interference from a cheap pair of USB speakers I also had plugged in. Problem solved. Thanks guys!
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