I have Windows 7 with 2 Gig of RAM and 1.5Ghz VIA CPU and my audio is distorted when using Ableton Live 8.5
This is a very simple and common problem. 95% of the time, when this happens, it's your buffer size. Go to your preferences and increase your buffer size to it's maximum. Then re-test your audio. When buffer size is set too low, it increases the demands on the computer's CPU and it spikes, creating an audio output that sounds like it's going through a bit crusher or distortion module. Cheers!
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