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Crackling/bad sound in usb headset.

Mar 7, 2007
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Pompano beach, Florida
System Name HAL
Processor Core i7 4770k @ 4.6 ghz.
Motherboard Asus Maximus VII Hero
Cooling H80i Closed loop liquid cooling.
Memory 4x 4 (16) GB Corsair Vengeance ddr3 2133 @ 2200
Video Card(s) GTX 1080 FTW
Storage 256 GB Ocz V4 SSD "Thank you Kreij (Dean)" + 2x 1TB drives.
Display(s) 50" Samsung, UHD, 4k, 60hz.
Case Corsair Carbide MId tower
Audio Device(s) LG system through optical 5.1
Power Supply CORSAIR Enthusiast Series TX850M
Software Microsoft Windows 10 x64
Benchmark Scores Haven (3720), Cinebench (932)
Friggin thing was driving me nuts..
Couldn't hear a thing I was saying in testing playback.
anyway after like 2 hours of messing with things I finally tried the obvious thing..
you know..
the thing I should of tried first.. XD..

disabling the usb headset in device manager.
thats in control panel/system/hardware.
then rebooting and re-enabling the device..

my usb headset sound is good to go..
for now..
might be only temporary..
but it fixed the problem..

Thought I'd post this just because I see topics all over the place where people can't figure out why their headset is going nutz..
something to try..

EDIT: yea it worked..
for a little while..
what a garbage mobo this is.. 680i sli total failure..
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