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Distorted Sound While Playing Games

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  1. Jkc20105

    Jkc20105 Thread Starter

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    So I'm trying to figure out what's going on. One day my PC runs perfectly fine when playing games, but recently when I booted either Mount and Blade: Warband or Runescape, the sound is really distorted or staticy and accompanied by a small amount of lag.

    Now I'm not entirely sure what the problem is, I've updated all of my drivers and everything should be good to go. I even disabled the VACs that I was using, although I'm not sure if they could have been a problem. But either way, none of those fixed the issue, so I was hoping somebody here could give me some advice.

    I'm running with a GeForce GTX 960, 16GB RAM, and an AMD FX(tm)-8120 Eight-Core Processor.

    If more information is needed, I'll add it, but if anybody could help me out, that'd be great!

    EDIT: Newer games such as Wolfenstein or even Skyrim work and sound perfectly fine, it's only the slightly older games.
     
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    If you run this it will post all your specs except for the PSU, if you can provide that too it would be appreciated. http://static.techguy.org/download/SysInfo.exe. Are these games you installed from a disk or were they downloaded? It sounds like there might be some corruption in the games themselves.
     
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    Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.4
    OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
    Processor: AMD FX(tm)-8120 Eight-Core Processor, AMD64 Family 21 Model 1 Stepping 2
    Processor Count: 8
    RAM: 16367 Mb
    Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960, -1 Mb
    Hard Drives: C: 465 GB (106 GB Free);
    Motherboard: ASUSTeK Computer INC., M5A88-V EVO
    Antivirus: Avast Antivirus, Enabled and Updated

    Runescape is a client based game that was downloaded, and Mount and Blade is downloaded from Steam. None of the games I play or buy are hard copies.

    I've reinstalled both the client for Runescape and Mount and Blade, yet it didn't help.
     
  4. HyperHenry

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    How bout the PSU? brand/model and watts.
     
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    It's an EVGA 600B, although I'm not entirely sure if it's putting out less than what it's supposed to. I bought the computer from a friend a while back and he said he had replaced the power supply shortly before I bought it.
     
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    Please download http://www.cpuid.com/softwares/hwmonitor.html. When finished please click the Windows key and prnt scrn. You find the screenshot in the Pictures folder in a subfolder called screenshots. Please upload it here.
     
  7. Jkc20105

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    Here you go, hope this helps.
     

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    You're CPU is overheating. The minimum was 67 where normal is 50. I'd blow your fans out with canned air, make sure all the fans are running. I'm also going to have some one look at your voltages.
     
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    Your CPU Vcore voltage is low. See if there's an update available for your bios. this may solve all three problems.
     
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    Okay, I'm a bit lost, what's a good way to check for bios updates? I'm familiar with most things, this is just something I haven't done before.
     
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    Says there's an update for my Graphics Card driver and NVIDIA High Def Audio, updating those with the Driver Navigator requires a license key though.
     
  13. Jkc20105

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    I'm starting to figure it out though, I should be able to get a bit of it. I'll keep you updated in case I have any more problems.
     
  14. HyperHenry

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    Sorry, that was an imposter site. It said ASUS download site.
     
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    Your CPU Vcore voltage is low.
     
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