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I have this hissing sound in my speakers. Like continuous hissing which goes away for a minute then stays for 5 mins. When i disconnect it from the soundcard and connect to my cd player, it works fine. So either its my PSU or my card. Im connecting all the speaker cables correctly. What could be the problem?
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post #2 of 6
Make sure that your speakers are connected to the amp (if there is one) correctly and securely. There also could be some kind of electrical interference going on. If possible, move your sound card to the PCI slot that is furthest away from your video card.

I'm not sure what else it could be but if there is some noise that comes and goes something electrical is interfering with your sound card and/or speakers. Hope this helps.
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post #3 of 6
like already stated, Electical interference could be the problem. It could be affected at the card or in the wires. When I move my mouse with the volum all the way up I can here a beeping comeing from my speakers.
    
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post #5 of 6
Try turning down the volume that the speakers themselves are set to and turning up the volume in the control panel to compensate.
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post #6 of 6
You are in Vista x64 with a X-fi sound card? Alot of people have experienced this.

Its a driver conflict. Make sure you have the latest drivers because it fixed most of these problems, get it here.

Make sure you uninstall your old drivers and restart your computer before installing these. Even if you already have the latest drivers I would try reinstalling them.
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