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AT2020 Static/Crackling Noise?

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Hey guys,

So I recently made the leap and bought myself a decent microphone setup so I can do a bunch of things with it, like voice overs on video edits and just casual gaming and talking with friends. The setup, I'm currently running is an AT2020 XLR running into the focusrite scarlett 2i2 which obviously then runs into the computer via usb. Now, according to my friends when I'm talking to them via discord I sound really good but when I get into a game (Rainbow Six Siege) my voice starts to crackle and static appears when I talk in game AND on discord. I've noticed that (may make sense to those who play the game) when i'm on the operator select screen my voice is actually normal and the crackling noise doesn't appear but the moment it gets into the actual game my voice starts to crackle. I have absolutely no idea what is causing this problem. Hopefully, there is someone on here that may have an idea why this is happening!
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I have an AT2020 XLR and a Scarlett Solo so nice choice. thumb.gif

Sadly it is probably just the game compressing the audio or some software compression bug by running both at the same time.
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