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Editorial Windows 10 1903 Has a Nasty Audio Stutter Bug Microsoft Hasn't Managed to Fix

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I guess maybe this is an onboard issue because never experienced anything of the sort on my SB ZX and it’s still running 2017 drivers(thanks Creative...)
 
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My friend has these issues on his brand new ryzen build which also include kernel power error 41 reboots(pc restarting during gaming and even at idle), crazy high latency and the ridicilous audio cracking.

Hi, i have the same issue, you know how can resolve that problem. This problem make me cryzy dude, thx.
 
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Thing is, if you want a dac/amp with mic input you have very limited selection and using dedicated sound card like the ones from Asus or Creative is often the only solution.

That being said I just checked a review of Creative's BlasterX AE-5 and when it comes to mic input I hear no improvement from ALC1220 on my new board. Same amount of low noise static with gain enabled.

you know you can buy a usb mic right..Yeti blue for example.
 
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Update:
Received new board and cpu. No more issues with latency and audio crackling
You're saying it was your motherboard or cpu?

I am going to swap out my motherboard for a MAX variant for Ryzen 3000. Same model otherwise. Let's see. I can hardly believe so many people have broken motherboards...
 
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You're saying it was your motherboard or cpu?

I am going to swap out my motherboard for a MAX variant for Ryzen 3000. Same model otherwise. Let's see. I can hardly believe so many people have broken motherboards...
He shipped back his mobo,cpu,psu and ram. Was a new build. Some of the issues were crackling sound, kernel power error reboots, bios was buggy (xmp profile was showing 3500mhz instead of 3600mhz), latency issues. They replaced the cpu and motherboard. We've been testing it for a few hours yesterday and had no issues. I have no clue what was the problem with the cpu that they had to replace it.
 
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window 10 need rollback to window 7, or even xp, just have to say it :)
I can possibly agree with Windows 7 but Windows XP? Please, don't say that again for I might lose my lunch. Who signed off on that godawful Luna theme? It made Windows look like Fisher-Price.

Now if they could go back to Windows 7's systems and keep most of the GUI changes I would agree with you as well. The Action Center needs to stay, how Bluetooth devices and multiple sound cards are handled needs to stay, the multiple monitor support where you can put a taskbar on secondary monitors without the need for DisplayFusion needs to stay, and yes... people are going to scream bloody murder over this. The Windows Store and DirectX 12 needs to stay as well. I actually like a number of apps from the Windows Store including the Calculator, yes... the Calculator since it can be updated without pushing out a big update to the whole OS. I can't help it, I like how the Calculator has all those unit conversions. How else am I supposed to convert Celcius to Fahrenheit in a few seconds.
 
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Who signed off on that godawful Luna theme? It made Windows look like Fisher-Price.
Back then it looked good. Some people still like it.
Now if they could go back to Windows 7's systems and keep most of the GUI changes I would agree with you as well.
Oh heck no. The Windows 10 GUI is part of what makes it crap. No thank you...
The Action Center needs to stay
Gotta disagree there as well. Action Center is annoying and one of the first things disabled after installing 10.
how Bluetooth devices and multiple sound cards are handled needs to stay,
This we agree on!
the multiple monitor support where you can put a taskbar on secondary monitors without the need for DisplayFusion needs to stay, and yes... people are going to scream bloody murder over this.
That's another annoyance. The taskbar on both/all screens is superfluous, an irritation and a waste of screen real-estate. So yes the lack of taskbar on additional screens is an aspect of Windows 7 that I like.
 
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That's another annoyance. The taskbar on both/all screens is superfluous, an irritation and a waste of screen real-estate. So yes the lack of taskbar on additional screens is an aspect of Windows 7 that I like.
Disagree! I find that having a taskbar on secondary monitors adds to my productivity.

I love how all I need to do is press Windows Key+K and I can reconnect to previously connected Bluetooth headphones with ease. In Windows 7 this was a complete pain, no wonder why using Bluetooth headphones weren’t that popular back then.

That and having native AptX high definition Bluetooth audio also helps tremendously.
 
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Disagree! I find that having a taskbar on secondary monitors adds to my productivity.
Doesn't do anything for me. I find it gets in the way more often than not in 10. But everyone has a different way of and style of computing. This is why I feel Microsoft needs desperately to focus on customizations and giving us users the choice as to how, when and why things work.
I love how all I need to do is press Windows Key+K and I can reconnect to previously connected Bluetooth headphones with ease. In Windows 7 this was a complete pain, no wonder why using Bluetooth headphones weren’t that popular back then.

That and having native AptX high definition Bluetooth audio also helps tremendously.
On this we agree completely!
 
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Even while sitting at my desktop I'll use Bluetooth headphones, I love not being tethered with a wire. Yes, I know... the audiophiles will call me some kind of heretic and other such nonsense but as with all things, you have to trade something for usability and convenience. With AptX Bluetooth audio became a lot better than previous generations of Bluetooth audio. Even me with my ears that I blasted while sitting next to loudspeakers in my youth can hear the difference; much of the high frequencies have more definition and the lower frequencies have more punch.

This is why I have no problems with how many of the smartphone manufacturers including Apple and Samsung are taking the headphone jacks out. I can already hear the audiophiles sitting up and getting ready to call me all sorts of names.
 
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Even while sitting at my desktop I'll use Bluetooth headphones, I love not being tethered with a wire. Yes, I know... the audiophiles will call me some kind of heretic and other such nonsense
I'm not going to say that. Current gen Bluetooth sounds very good(and has since BT3.1 IIRC). My issue is that the batteries run down too fast.. With a set of corded headphones I don't have to worry about the charge going dead and the system switching back to the stereo system in the middle of the night. When I get an insomnia episode, I'll sit down to a gaming session and just jam. I generally play at a decently loud volume so it has to stay quiet for the rest of the household. BTHP's disconnecting suddenly is completely unacceptable.

But I digress, we're WAY off topic...
 
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Yeah that's perfect for online gaming... not.
Why not? I have Samson C01U and have been using it for years while playing online stuff.
 
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Well, I can finally say that one of those Windows Updates broke my system. KB4517211 (18362.387) left the Action Center completely broken along with the Bluetooth reconnect pane when you press Windows Key+K. I've since put a pause on updates until November 3rd to give Microsoft some time to fix this shit because this last update broke some really important OS functionality for me.

I had to uninstall the update for my system to function properly again.
 
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Well, I can finally say that one of those Windows Updates broke my system. KB4517211 (18362.387) left the Action Center completely broken along with the Bluetooth reconnect pane when you press Windows Key+K. I've since put a pause on updates until November 3rd to give Microsoft some time to fix this shit because this last update broke some really important OS functionality for me.

I had to uninstall the update for my system to function properly again.
That sucks. I cringe every time I see/hear someone say something like this. So as you might imagine, I cringe alot. Glad you got it sorted out. :toast: You're lucky that you got it solved quickly, much of the time it's not so easy.
 
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I remember that it was the last thing I installed on my system so by the process of elimination, it had to be it that caused the issue. I went into the area where you can uninstall an update and when the system came back up those areas of the OS functioned again.
 
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I remember that it was the last thing I installed on my system so by the process of elimination, it had to be it that caused the issue. I went into the area where you can uninstall an update and when the system came back up those areas of the OS functioned again.
Nice. Usually troubleshooting is alot more involved.
 
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