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Hey guys, something is troubling me when I use my computer.
We have graphics cards to improve the graphics.
We have sound cards to improve the sound.
Motherboards arent ironing boards.
Yet I can hear my graphics card (data i assume) in the sound when I play games or anything involving my graphics card.

I assume its the data because when my screen lags, so does the sound for that split second of lag on screen. When I overclocked my card, the sound had a higher frequency. If I use speakers rather than a headset, the problem is increased because I have good speakers and poor headset, so the headset drowns out most of the interference.

They are situated right next to each other in terms of slots - and there is NO option to move them to get more space between. They are using latest drivers for both, and its not an IRQ problem.

I have heard that there is a software fix for this problem (had a mate who used TS and whenever he spoke it sounded like a helicopter was taking off - but he did have a powerful card, said he downloaded something and since then he hasnt had a problem) but when I looked for the software, it seemed to me to be drivers for his actual soundcard, rather than a 'fix'.

Does anyone know what this is and how, or if, it can be fixed? Remembering I cannot move the cards apart from each other...

Thanks in advance
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post #2 of 11
Could you maybe rephrase that, i have read it and cant quite get what your trying to say.

I can make out that your getting lag in sound occasionaly with a screen freeze.

From what i can work out, my suggestions would be:
  1. Put GFX back to stock frequencies.
  2. Use driver Cleaner, and replace all drivers
  3. If problem is still happenning donwload, KX Audio Drivers.
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post #3 of 11
If you have oc'ed the card then it will make some buzzing sounds, its nothing to worry about, also this would be the wrong section to post this in
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post #4 of 11
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And there was me thinking I meticulously explained it

I have a problem with my SOUND - this is why its in this category

I have interference in my SOUND but i know it is directly related to my graphics card.

The Graphics Card is STOCK, and so is everything else. I have clocked it before, and the frequency of the SOUND interference increased. It must be the data being passed through the graphics card that is causing it because, if you ever have those split second lags in what appears on the monitor, the same pause occurs to the interference (because there is no data going thru the graphics cards - bottlenecked for split second)

The drivers have been cleaned many times previously, and have latest and tested drivers on both.

These KX Audio Drivers, what do they do?

Thanks for replies
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post #5 of 11
Ok then it may be interference from the fans on the gfx card or from the case
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post #6 of 11
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Yeah that's the sort of lines Im thinking along, but I really do not think it is the fans, because of the pause when the gphx card bottlenecks for that split second. I think this because the fans dont stop just because the data cant fit through the pipelines quick enough, they keep going which would mean the interference would continue too...

Its a strange one but this is what you get for buying a cheap small motherboard just because it will do the job.

Does anyone know of a fix for this type of problem?
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post #7 of 11
have you tried to reinstall all your drivers?
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post #8 of 11
It sounds like standard interference from the chip. There's nothing to do about it other than putting metal foil between the cards, which usually isn't a good idea.
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post #9 of 11
When your screen freezes and you hear a noise, that could also be your HD noise. Lag isn't always associated with the videocard, it can be other hardware. Wouldn't make sense to hear your card, the only moving part is the fan...thats it
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post #10 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by Edstrung View Post
Motherboards arent ironing boards.
Can I put that in my sig, please?
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