Crackling sound on onboard sound Tags: Sound Cards Components Last response: September 3, 2010 1:03 AM in Components Share squallypie September 2, 2010 10:34:32 PM Hi, I am currently running on onboard audio ( realtek HD ) on a gigabyte mobo. The problem is, when i play some intensive games like battlefield 2 or alien swarm, the sound ( game's sound and windows media player ) crackles alot during gameplay.. i first thought it was coz cpu was running at 100%. But when i perform a prime95 test, music was playing smoothly. Now my next suspect is the PSU. I am running some PSU by Delta Electronics rated at 400W and peak 450W. My other specs :- E6750 ( 1.3975V and 3.6 Ghz OC ) ATI Radeon HD 5670 4 GB OCZ DDR2-800 So is the onboard sound not getting enough power? I think like this, coz when i play games, GPU and CPU run at 100%.. therefore they maybe drinking all the juice.. Or do you think there can be something else wrong? Drivers are also the latest.. Thanks! More about : crackling sound onboard sound mcnuggetofdeath September 3, 2010 1:03:27 AM I had the same problem, I reinstalled my sound drivers and the problem went away. Try that. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Hearing a static, crackling sound from Realtek onboard on windows 7 Forum Hearing a static, crackling sound from Realtek onboard on windows 7 Forum Realtek onboard sound popping and crackling after a while Forum GA-965P-DS4 faint crackling noises from on-board sound chip Forum P5B OnBoard Sound crackling...my solution Forum Onboard Sound Crackles and deterioration Forum ASUS onboard sound card crackle. Sound card options? Forum ASUS onboard sound card crackle. Options? Forum Onboard Sound Crackles! Forum SolvedPSU crackling sound Forum SolvedDiagnose crackling sound Forum SolvedExternal USB Sound Card with Wireless Headphones is Popping/Crackling Forum SolvedSound Crackling & Overheating Forum SolvedRealtek HD Audio installed but no sound (only static crackling noise) Forum SolvedHp envy M6-K025dx crackling sound issue Forum SolvedSound card will only output crackling sound? Forum SolvedSound very low and crackling Forum Sound crackling and computer slows down Forum Crackling sound from headphones Forum sound crackling after fresh install on new SSD Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !