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Annoying sound while under load(gaming)

By evilfox
Apr 23, 2011
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  1. hello
    to describe the problem
    when i play games there is annoying background buzzing sound in earphones noticable, when i had 5770 it wasnt so notisable(was noticable when i had my old MB+5770) after changing new MB and with 5770 didnt notice that buzzing, but after geeting a 6970 now i noticed that on my new mb and new gpu buzzing sound in games is back , really anoying while in game is silent moments, have updated all drivers to newest didnt help, is it MB related audio problem ? if i put pci sound card it may fix that problem?
     
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    What Operating System are you running. I had this "buzzing" on a Dell Presario 530S desktop with Vista Home Premium, SP2 installed. I ran Windows Update over and over again to insure that all updates were installed and the buzzing stopped, as suddenly as it started. I did notice, that when the computer was off, I could still hear a faint buzz until I disconnected the speakers. After installing ALL the Windows Updates even this off buzzing stopped. I know this sounds strange. The Dell has on-board Realtek HD audio
     
  3. evilfox

    evilfox TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 22

    im using win7 x64 sp1 with all updates installed, so dont have anything more to install and yea me to have realtek HD built in, will get pci sound card to test if issues is that MB sound card cant handle it and do some disturbing sounds
     
  4. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    Let us know how the PCI sound card works. I have Windows 7 Pro, service pack 1 64-bit on my system using on-board Realtek HD sound perfectly
     
  5. evilfox

    evilfox TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 22

    didnt recieve today pci sound card but found my cheap 3d usb audio device (bought from ebay) and with it there is no buzzing while gaming, so then i can assume that if i buy a normal audio card and put in i will eliminate buzzing?
     
  6. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    "...so then i can assume that if i buy a normal audio card and put in i will eliminate buzzing?"...

    USB audio devices use entirely different motherboard circuitry... Hopefully the better quality audio card will work with Windows 7
     
  7. venomblade

    venomblade TS Rookie Posts: 69

    coil whine is common in high end gpu's my 560ti is doin it right now playin mafia 2..
     
  8. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    If that is the case venomblade, you should be able to quiet the coils using some silicone caulking or even some nail polish
     
  9. evilfox

    evilfox TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 22

    yea you are right that is in my case, if i put old gpu then there is no buzzing
     

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