8

Since I installed Windows 8.1 I have had audio issues.
On any given system load the sound will occasionally stop for one second, and then just resume. This happens while watching videos, listening to music or playing games like BF4.

I installed all latest drivers, lowered the playback quality of sound to 16 bit 44100Hz but nothing seems to work.
I am getting no help at all from Microsoft (not that I expected that) and the stuttering is driving me crazy.

My PC specs are the following:
OS: Windows 8.1 64 bit
CPU: i7-2600k
Motherboard: ASUSTeK Computer INC. P8Z68-V (LGA1155)
Graphics card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti
RAM: 8GB

EDIT:

I deleted some stuff I had also installed on windows 7 (virtual machine programs) and somehow the amount of stutters significantly reduced. I now get them once in like a few hours.

1

if you use windows 8.x you cannot use DPC Latency Checker, its outdated for that OS, try LatencyMon Instead http://www.resplendence.com/latencymon

also try downgrading the sound card and sata controller drivers to older versions and see if that helps

running msconfig and disable unnecessary software/services on startup is also a idea

  • 1
    I had the same problem. LatencyMon revealed that my network driver was probably the one causing the problems and I updated it and haven't had any problems since. – Vinayak Mar 10 '14 at 8:06
  • My results, ran it until I heard a stutter pastebin.com/qM5hUbLQ Screenshot: i.imgur.com/BoBwv7u.png – Dr_Bunsen Mar 12 '14 at 17:39
  • did you update nvidia driver lately? if so try going back to a older one – nwgat Mar 13 '14 at 1:06
  • I have been having this issue for ~4 months, nvidia updated like 6 times in that time span.... – Dr_Bunsen Mar 13 '14 at 16:32

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.