I recently built a new pc and when I plugged in my headphones, the audio is really bad. I can hear discord notifications just fine. However, the problem is that when I'm watching youtube or talking on discord, it sounds awful. The drivers for my headphones are all up to date.
The only thing that helps is changing the device properties. I can hear them, but it's still the same quality. When I'm playing games, the audio is fine.
Are they 3.5mm or USB headphones?
Alright, so we're looking at the audio controller on the board. Two things I would look for.
I found what the problem was. The audio cable wasn't fully connected to my motherboard.
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