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Wednesday, December 27, 2006

Investigating the Crackling Issues

Another article on the SoundBlaster X-Fi crackling and popping issue which some people still seem to have trouble with has been posted at NGOHQ. This time they have taken five motherboards installed Windows XP, the X-Fi driver from the CD and updated it with the latest web update from Creative to compare the results.

(...) Creative released information and blamed DDR Dual Channel for these related issues. And, after a few months, they changed their version and blamed Nvidia’s nForce4 for these issues, instead. Nvidia never responded to us about their side in the story, but they denied it on a chat.

The article can be found at NGOHQ.com

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