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Old 02-14-2020, 06:41 AM
MikeBmusic MikeBmusic is offline
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I normally do not keep the computer hooked to the 'net.

I ran LatencyMon last night, it immediately reported that there were problems with the audio, possibly caused by 'CPU throttling' and BIOS issues.
I updated BIOS (I had disabled all automatic updating a long time ago), and it took some time to complete, so will try out things tonight to see if anything improves.
I don't think the power-throttling is the real issue, because the crackling is happening even when there is just a single track in the Reaper project.
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