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Crackling and buzzing when playing direct x 10 games.

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April 16, 2010 11:49:29 PM

Hi,
I've been playing my games, just fine, but when I play some games (crysis) in DX10 my speakers start buzzing and crackling... the buzzing occurs only when I'm in very graphic intensive parts of the game, and the crackling happens all the time... nothing like this happens in dx9, its just in 10... I was wondering if it could be my integrated sound card on my mobo, but im not sure, any ideas?

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AMD ATHLON X2 6000+ @ 3.0GHZ
500W PSU
STANDARD MOTHERBOARD FROM HP M8200N
ATI HD5770
500GB HDD
4GB RAM @ 667MHZ

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April 17, 2010 12:26:42 AM

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I'm in very graphic intensive parts of the game, and the crackling happens all the time

More than likely because your CPUs not able to process the sound quickly.
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April 17, 2010 12:29:26 AM

This is VERY unusual. What is the brand and model of your psu? Just saying the wattage is never enough.
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April 17, 2010 1:14:02 AM

500w... cooler master
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April 17, 2010 1:21:16 AM

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April 17, 2010 2:13:03 AM

Martin 71 said:
500w... cooler master

Not the best of brands, and considering this only happens with Crysis DX10, chances are it's a driver issue or your CPUs lagging. Make sure the game,driver,etc are up to date.
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April 17, 2010 2:30:28 AM

I think it's my cpu... one of the cores runs at max while the other runs at 70%... is there any way i can scale the game better? or can I reduce cpu usage
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April 17, 2010 4:13:41 AM

i read online about people using 4800+ athlons, and they're using about 60-70% ive got the 6000+ and it runs at 98%
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April 17, 2010 4:14:09 AM

Nope just ditch it and get a modern cpu. I had to just to be able to run 4 instances of wow or play second life.
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April 17, 2010 11:54:54 AM

kkk im gonna get a new mobo and a phenom 2
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November 7, 2010 2:12:19 AM

Best answer selected by Martin 71.
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November 7, 2010 4:24:31 AM

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