Posted 12 April 2013 - 05:07 AM
I have done some cable management and made sure I had nothing going over near the audio ports and I have managed (somehow) to reduce the the hissing noise (it is still there, only just) and eliminate the constant buzzing noise. From what I have read the hissing could be due to usb connections that aren't properly grounded, is there anyone who can confirm this? If that is the case, what can I do to rectify this problem?
Yep, that is exactly what I was going for. In my GF's case, the USB ports on the front of her tower shared a ground that caused interference and an annoying buzzing through the headset. The buzzing would actually slightly change pitch when you moved the mouse around. Disconnecting the front USB/audio port panel from the motherboard cured it for her, but if you tried that and its still going then I'm not sure what the next step will be. She didn't have a sound card either, it was the onboard sound.
What cables did you move that helped? If they were PSU cables, maybe removing your PSU and sleeving it with shielded wrap will eliminate the rest. If it was a SATA cable, they make shielded ones of those as well. Are any of your speakers right near the tower? The magnets in them could be causing interference as well...
Edited by Puck, 12 April 2013 - 05:08 AM.
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Wow, puck just kinda summed that one up for most of us lol. I agree with puck.
Man Puck... I couldn't have said it better myself!
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