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Hi, I have the Gigabyte Gaming 7 Z170X Motherboard with the Creative SoundBlaster onboard Audio. Iv noticed that When I plug in headphones I can hear intermittent crackle and hums, I suspect it could be the power supply (CX 750M Corsair), Has anyone experienced similar sounds, and if so remedy? Thanks
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Test sound under GPU load and without, then remove the GPU altogether and see if that makes a difference. If so, get a better PSU, maybe even with multi-rail.
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