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I just got these for ~2-3 days and there's a really annoying, yet slight distortion with my music and sound at medium loudness. It's almost like clicking bass... I tried putting it directly into the mobo sound, into the front audio jack, and into my speakers which are connected into the mobo. It's all the same clicking, I don't know if I had any distortion when I first got these. Although I did leave on a playlist when I left for school to "burn" these in, but I left the volume at a very tolerable level. Is it my headphones, mobo, or is it just still burning in?? I'm really disappointed. =(
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Could be cable interference, which is front bad connection when the 3.5mm is plugged in try turning the plug slightly while listening to something to see if it gives off the same distortion.

Some headphones/speakers will give off distortion also when electrical interference is present when one gets a cellphone call or given off from the monitor. Usually this is unlikely but still possible, i would have to say is try a difference source, if you persist to hear the distortion RMA the headset.
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I don't think it's my headphones anymore... after listening to my speakers for a while, the distortion pops up. It's on and off for my onboard sound I guess. Can onboard sound really die off??
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Go to Gigabyte and download the latest drivers for your OB sound. Though you may be "hearing" sound that was there before, but only now noticed it with your new cans. Might be time for a sound card. Like the Xonar DG.
Edited by ericld - 1/16/11 at 12:18pm
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I got the drivers, nothing improved. I might get the DS or DX... im not sure whats best for my mobo, if i ever CF
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Originally Posted by Scrimstar View Post
I got the drivers, nothing improved. I might get the DS or DX... im not sure whats best for my mobo, if i ever CF
I dont think you can Xfire on that board as it only has one video slot. But, I have two 4807s and use the D2X with my board fine. So it can be done.
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lol I have 4 PCIe slots. http://www.microcenter.com/single_pr...uct_id=0327331

Ugh, I wanna CF my 5770's but they each take two slots... I might have to buy a bigger case,because the second is going to be cramped with no space.(I think if I put them both in the 16x slots, they slightly touch, and I can't put it in the 8x, because the PSU is in the way) I'm not completely sure what I can put in after 4 slots taken up.

Edited by Scrimstar - 1/18/11 at 9:17pm
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