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post #1 of 16
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I got a new MB and now the sound is crackling slightly and as its not that noticeable it is annoying when watching a movie, as i have my PC connected to the TV via HDMI. It did not happen wit the old MB

I have tried to install all the latest drivers etc but its still there

What can i do?

Get a dedicated sound card? all i need it for is music and movies
    
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post #2 of 16
Have you tried going into the sound properties and turning down the volume to about half of max?
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use analog out to tv
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post #4 of 16
I would recommend a sound card.

As Sup said, try analog too.
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post #5 of 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by ImmortalKenny View Post
I would recommend a sound card.

As Sup said, try analog too.
Yep a new sound card, an update might fix it also.
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post #6 of 16
Try disabling any unused onboard devices like serial ports, IDE, or Fireware. It could be interference from EMI or bus noise.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post
Try disabling any unused onboard devices like serial ports, IDE, or Fireware. It could be interference from EMI or bus noise.
I just love how different DuckieHo's posts are .
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post #8 of 16
If one of the main uses of your computer is music, then a dedicated sound card would benefit you greatly anyway. Do it.
    
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post #9 of 16
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Thanks guys will try all recommendations and probably;y just buy a dedicated card!

I dont care about an expensive sound card, anyone will do?
    
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post #10 of 16
Before you do anything

Uninstall your graphics driver (run the ATI CCC uninstaller)


I bet you a million bucks that will solve your problem. ATI's recent update has caused something to interfere with windows audio and windows 7
    
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