Creative X-Fi Extreme Gamer ..... why the crackling noises??
My sound card is a Creative X-Fi Extreme Gamer and is installed in-between my TWO nVidia 9800 gx2 video cards. This is probably for cooling and/or tight fit issues in my XPS 730 H2C. The SLI bridge runs over but does not contact the sound card.
If I run the computer without SLI the sound runs normally BUT if I enable quad SLI I get a crackling noise in the background that intensifies with louder sounds.
Anybody have a fix that doesn't require moving things around ....
Re: Creative X-Fi Extreme Gamer ..... why the crackling noises??
This is a known issue with the Dell Branded X-FI sound cards . there is no fix for screech , crackle , hiss pops etc with the Dell Branded X-FI cards ,this issue has gone on since the xps 400 we are now at the xps 730 , do a search of this forum for either screech , crackle , pops etc . the retail X-FI has the same problem but less. there are new creative drivers version 2.18.0004 that may help your problem , and please make another post in the XPS forum about this issue please, others will comment im sure