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Let me just state for the record, that with Windows Sound Recorder, and Steam's own "Test Microphone" option, I can hear myself FINE. It is clear and great.

Now I have a Sound Blaster Tactic 3D alpha. Heard it was one of the best mics! Anyway when I tried to talk to one of my friends he told me he could BARELY make out my voice. Only at some points could he actually respond to me.

I tried to talk to my other friend, and he said he couldn't hear me AT ALL whatsoever! So I want to know what is the deal?

Thanks to anyone who answers!
    
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What program are you using to chat with friends?
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What program are you using to chat with friends?
Steam's Voice Chat
    
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oh god, steams voice chat is the worst thing ive ever used

happened to me too, i just stopped using it lol, skype is a better option
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Ventrilo.com

Full of win.

Also teamspeak was always a close second but I havent used it since version 1 when I switched to vent.

Also try going into your sound driver options and enabling mic boost/gain or anything similar.
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