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Turning my head in FPS games causes crackling.

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Pretty much the title, whenever I am in any game, something will be distorted, voices, background noise, etc. But I've noticed it happens 100% of the time if you swing your view, whether it be Crysis, Stalker, or Portal 2, they all produce it when I do the same motion. I tried UniXonar drivers and they didn't help, should I RMA my card? Does anyone else have problems like this?

Music plays absolutely fine by the way, only games screw up.
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I would RMA it. The Essence cards have great potential and performance.
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Could also be a graphics card issue since this is happening in game.
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ive had simmiliar issues with my onboard mobo to case outlet.

Are you plugging in directly to your card or to the audio output on your case???


If you only plug into your case, try and see if pplugging into your card stops the interference.
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ive had simmiliar issues with my onboard mobo to case outlet.

Are you plugging in directly to your card or to the audio output on your case???


If you only plug into your case, try and see if pplugging into your card stops the interference.
It happens both ways. In fact, one reason that prompted me to get a sound card was the onboard was producing a low hum from the back. FP is fine though.

It seems that turning off Skype fixed the problem for the most part, although I do hear it very very faintly when still turning my head, not enough to notice without concentrating on it though. No more random artifacts though for the most part, guess I can't game and Skype at the same time. XP
Edited by Dealth0072 - 4/21/11 at 12:45pm
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