Overclock.net - An Overclocking Community - View Single Post - Motherboard seems faulty, risky to use?
View Single Post
post #4 of (permalink) Old 05-16-2019, 08:33 AM - Thread Starter
Goodcharly
New to Overclock.net
 
Goodcharly's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2016
Posts: 171
Rep: 1 (Unique: 1)
Quote: Originally Posted by skupples View Post
wait, you have two different sound solutions coming out of the PC?

Optical, and USB? and both reproduce this interference? Maybe your ground is faulty?
Thanks for the reply, yes, I thought about the ground because I don't see how signal through Spdif could be noisy this way. Is there something I should do immediatly if it's the ground? How should I determine what component is faulty?


Quote: Originally Posted by Shawnb99 View Post
Why do you have 2 sound cards installed?
Do you mean one is on-board?
I have a dedicated sound card to speakers via Spdif (this connection is great for removing buzz when you have self-powered speakers) and another one for headphones via USB, I don't use onboard audio. Both sound cards are cheaper together than one sound card with two outputs and I can switch from headphones to speakers with a simple shortcut.
Goodcharly is offline