Re: Audigy SE Crackling...
Well I have onboard, but non the less il give my 2 cents. My case (Aspire X-Cruiser) has an audio port built into it. When I plug my headphones in it, it makes a crackling sound too. So maiby its your sound card, or the connection port.
Rig: AMD Athlon 64 X2 3800+, OCZ DDR2 PC5400 2GB RAM, eVGA GeForce 7600 GT KO, Seagate 320GB SATAII 7200.10 Hardrive, Aspire X-Cruiser Case, Antec TruePower 2.0 12V PSU, ViewSonic 19" LCD, Windows Vista