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    Creative X-Fi problem - hissing and crackling with GPU activity

    Yes, it uses an floppy power connector on the board.
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    Creative X-Fi problem - hissing and crackling with GPU activity

    It turned out to be a PSU problem. Replaced the PSU, and the crackling/hissing disappeared.
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    Creative X-Fi problem - hissing and crackling with GPU activity

    It's clearly not a speaker problem.
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    Creative X-Fi problem - hissing and crackling with GPU activity

    No luck there, I checked all the potential problems in that list and none of them apply. I've also tried numerous card configurations with no improvement.
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    Creative X-Fi problem - hissing and crackling with GPU activity

    Unfortunately not, this is way beyond background EM noise - it makes the card completely unusable. (I.e. you hear the crackling and static noise louder than the actual audio.) I've considered the bad card theory, but there some problems with that - 1. Both cards worked perfectly together in...
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    Creative X-Fi problem - hissing and crackling with GPU activity

    I've got a problem with my Creative X-Fi sound card that's driving me insane. I have no idea where to go from here and I can't find any other people with a similar problem, so I thought it was time to make a post. Here's what I'm using right now. Asus P5K-E/WiFi Intel E8500 nVidia 8800 GTX...
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    Cool my Xbox?

    My Falcon 360 runs considerably cooler than the others.
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    Manhunt 2 for 360?

    It was never announced for 360.
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    UK 360 Repair Time.

    When I sent in a console with the original faceplate, they sent it back without it. (Despite the fact that no-one told me to remove it.)
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    UK 360 Repair Time.

    I have a console sent to them a few months ago, the turnaround for that was 4 weeks. Out of curiosity, did you remove your faceplate when you sent it to them?
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    xbox 360 reliability problems, which continent do you live on?

    I'm in the UK, 4 defective consoles. The cause of the RRoD is widely considered to be a flaw in the design of the X-clamp. It certainly has nothing to do with region.
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    White PS3

    Except the whites are only hitting Japan...
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    Xbox360 Elites immune from RROD?

    My outlook isn't so positive on the changes, since my Elite red ringed and that had the new heatsink design.
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    Xbox360 Elites immune from RROD?

    Also the new Halo 3 Limited Editions - http://xbox360.qj.net/Red-ring-sighted-on-Halo-3-limited-Xbox-360-consoles/pg/49/aid/103743
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