Buzzing sound

By kimbo.ati ยท 7 replies
Nov 19, 2006
  1. hi all,
    my sound works perfectly but it has this buzzing noise its not very loud but its enough to drive you insane, though i can turn the sound up higher to cover up the buzz.

    i heard somewhere that it could be harddrive interference with the onboard sound? my graphics card also makes this noise when the sound is off no idea why :(
  2. wolfram

    wolfram TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,967   +9

    What's your graphics card? Mine makes some noise too. It appears to be the voltage converter....
  3. kimbo.ati

    kimbo.ati TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 135

    i have a x800gt 256mb pci-e but i have a friend whos 6600gt also makes the same noise. its a annoying one i tell you now :)
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  5. TimeParadoX

    TimeParadoX TS Rookie Posts: 2,273

    Now.. what does that site have to do with anything on Techspot?

    Anyways, go to your soundcard manufactor's website and download the newest of drivers for your card ( Dont get another card's driver for obvious reasons )

    If that doesnt work you might have to get a new sound card they are like $10 or so from bestbuy
  6. kimbo.ati

    kimbo.ati TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 135

    its onboard sound ill give it a whirl hopefully it works.
  7. johnhenry

    johnhenry TS Rookie Posts: 69

    It could be RFI.

    Do you have a long or cheap cable connected to your speakers?
  8. kimbo.ati

    kimbo.ati TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 135

    i hear the noise in my headphones and on my sound system. and my computer makes the same noise.
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