Buzzing noise from my speakers

Hi I have a problem with my speakers.
my speaker have buzzing noise problem.
it is like this : when I using an app that make sound I dont have noise problem but when I don't use any app that make sounds then it start to making buzzing noise sound.
and when I have noise I go to sound settings and change the colume and noise gone for some seconds but after that again it is buzzing.( I say this one because maybe it will help you to know the problem better)
I should notice that I dont have this problem on windows 10 and 11 but at ubuntu and arcolinux I see this problem too like garuda linux.

`Kernel: 5.16.8-zen1-1-zen x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc v: 11.1.0`
parameters: BOOT_IMAGE=/@/boot/vmlinuz-linux-zen
root=UUID=2adb3662-5c5c-40c0-8707-e5e5b172df3c rw rootflags=subvol=@
quiet splash rd.udev.log_priority=3 vt.global_cursor_default=0 loglevel=3
Desktop: KDE Plasma 5.24.0 tk: Qt 5.15.2 info: latte-dock wm: kwin_x11
vt: 1 dm: SDDM Distro: Garuda Linux base: Arch Linux
Type: Desktop Mobo: ASUSTeK model: TUF X470-PLUS GAMING v: Rev X.0x
serial: UEFI: American Megatrends v: 5861
date: 08/10/2021
Info: model: AMD Ryzen 7 2700X bits: 64 type: MT MCP arch: Zen+
family: 0x17 (23) model-id: 8 stepping: 2 microcode: 0x800820D
Topology: cpus: 1x cores: 8 tpc: 2 threads: 16 smt: enabled cache:
L1: 768 KiB desc: d-8x32 KiB; i-8x64 KiB L2: 4 MiB desc: 8x512 KiB
L3: 16 MiB desc: 2x8 MiB
Speed (MHz): avg: 2355 high: 4212 min/max: 2200/3700 boost: enabled
scaling: driver: acpi-cpufreq governor: schedutil cores: 1: 2466 2: 2891
3: 1780 4: 1776 5: 2029 6: 1995 7: 4212 8: 2092 9: 2043 10: 2844 11: 1719
12: 1719 13: 1872 14: 1960 15: 4191 16: 2102 bogomips: 118181
Flags: avx avx2 ht lm nx pae sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 sse4a ssse3 svm
Type: itlb_multihit status: Not affected
Type: l1tf status: Not affected
Type: mds status: Not affected
Type: meltdown status: Not affected
Type: spec_store_bypass
mitigation: Speculative Store Bypass disabled via prctl
Type: spectre_v1
mitigation: usercopy/swapgs barriers and __user pointer sanitization
Type: spectre_v2 mitigation: Full AMD retpoline, IBPB: conditional,
STIBP: disabled, RSB filling
Type: srbds status: Not affected
Type: tsx_async_abort status: Not affected
Device-1: NVIDIA GP104 [GeForce GTX 1070 Ti] vendor: Micro-Star MSI
driver: nvidia v: 510.47.03 alternate: nouveau,nvidia_drm bus-ID: 09:00.0
chip-ID: 10de:1b82 class-ID: 0300
Display: x11 server: [X.Org](http://X.Org) compositor: kwin_x11 driver:
loaded: nvidia unloaded: modesetting alternate: fbdev,nouveau,nv,vesa
display-ID: :0 screens: 1
Screen-1: 0 s-res: 1600x900 s-dpi: 90 s-size: 452x251mm (17.8x9.9")
s-diag: 517mm (20.4")
Monitor-1: HDMI-0 res: 1600x900 hz: 60 dpi: 92
size: 443x249mm (17.4x9.8") diag: 508mm (20")
OpenGL: renderer: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Ti/PCIe/SSE2
v: 4.6.0 NVIDIA 510.47.03 direct render: Yes
Device-1: NVIDIA GP104 High Definition Audio vendor: Micro-Star MSI
driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel bus-ID: 09:00.1 chip-ID: 10de:10f0
class-ID: 0403
Device-2: AMD Family 17h HD Audio vendor: ASUSTeK driver: snd_hda_intel
v: kernel bus-ID: 0b:00.3 chip-ID: 1022:1457 class-ID: 0403
Sound Server-1: ALSA v: k5.16.8-zen1-1-zen running: yes
Sound Server-2: PulseAudio v: 15.0 running: yes
Sound Server-3: PipeWire v: 0.3.45 running: yes
Device-1: Realtek RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet
vendor: ASUSTeK PRIME B450M-A driver: r8169 v: kernel port: f000
bus-ID: 03:00.0 chip-ID: 10ec:8168 class-ID: 0200
IF: enp3s0 state: down mac:
Device-2: Ralink MT7601U Wireless Adapter type: USB driver: mt7601u
bus-ID: 1-13:3 chip-ID: 148f:7601 class-ID: 0000 serial:
IF: wlp1s0f0u13 state: up mac:
Local Storage: total: 2.05 TiB used: 918.4 GiB (43.8%)
SMART Message: Unable to run smartctl. Root privileges required.
ID-1: /dev/sda maj-min: 8:0 vendor: Samsung model: SSD 860 EVO 250GB
size: 232.89 GiB block-size: physical: 512 B logical: 512 B speed: 6.0 Gb/s
type: SSD serial: rev: 4B6Q scheme: GPT
ID-2: /dev/sdb maj-min: 8:16 vendor: Western Digital
model: WD20EZRZ-00Z5HB0 size: 1.82 TiB block-size: physical: 4096 B
logical: 512 B speed: 6.0 Gb/s type: HDD rpm: 5400 serial:
rev: 0A80 scheme: GPT
ID-1: / raw-size: 40.64 GiB size: 40.64 GiB (100.00%)
used: 7.21 GiB (17.7%) fs: btrfs dev: /dev/sda4 maj-min: 8:4
ID-2: /boot/efi raw-size: 512 MiB size: 511 MiB (99.80%)
used: 576 KiB (0.1%) fs: vfat dev: /dev/sda6 maj-min: 8:6
ID-3: /home raw-size: 49.33 GiB size: 49.33 GiB (100.00%)
used: 147 MiB (0.3%) fs: btrfs dev: /dev/sdb5 maj-min: 8:21
ID-4: /var/log raw-size: 40.64 GiB size: 40.64 GiB (100.00%)
used: 7.21 GiB (17.7%) fs: btrfs dev: /dev/sda4 maj-min: 8:4
ID-5: /var/tmp raw-size: 40.64 GiB size: 40.64 GiB (100.00%)
used: 7.21 GiB (17.7%) fs: btrfs dev: /dev/sda4 maj-min: 8:4
Kernel: swappiness: 133 (default 60) cache-pressure: 100 (default)
ID-1: swap-1 type: zram size: 31.32 GiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%) priority: 100
dev: /dev/zram0
System Temperatures: cpu: 42.5 C mobo: N/A gpu: nvidia temp: 55 C
Fan Speeds (RPM): N/A gpu: nvidia fan: 0%
Processes: 383 Uptime: 1h 3m wakeups: 0 Memory: 31.32 GiB
used: 3.27 GiB (10.4%) Init: systemd v: 250 tool: systemctl Compilers:
gcc: 11.1.0 Packages: pacman: 1199 lib: 289 Shell: fish v: 3.3.1
default: Bash v: 5.1.16 running-in: konsole inxi: 3.3.12
Garuda (2.5.4-2):
System install date: 2022-02-10
Last full system update: 2022-02-11
Is partially upgraded: No
Relevant software: NetworkManager
Windows dual boot: Probably (Run as root to verify)
Snapshots: Snapper
Failed units: bluetooth-autoconnect.service

Do you really need all three servers running?

No , I don't need.
I install them to fix my sound noise problem.
is it better to delete 2 of them??

Pipewire is the en vogue server at present. And you’ll need ALSA. I would eliminate as much Pulseaudio as I could. JamesDSP also has a Pulseaudio package (jamesdsp-pulse), but that is neither installed or enabled in Dr460nized. It is geared to Pipewire.

And that should (may) also fix this:

IDK nothing about Sound stuff but JamesDSP but it is in my KDE in autostart folder.
I had wondered what this was, but since I have no problems whatsoever did not investigate further. :smiley:

It’s a great little sound effects processor. Lots of tweaks for your sound system. PipeWire - ArchWiki Since we rely on my desktop PC for entertainment, it is very handy, easy to use, and understandable by normal human beings. I believe dr460nf1r3 said he ran across it and liked it, so now we get to benefit from it. :slight_smile:


I dont have bluetooth device to worry about that.
then for my speaker problem what you suggest ?
do you know what is the problem.
becayse the problem isn't from installing that audio softwares.

Seems your hardware is build for M$ and got no drivers for Linux.


That’s cool. At this point you should probably see if some of the forum audiophiles can come to your aid.


if you see this topic , you see one of the forum members have this problem and says with adding
options snd-hda-intel and power_save=0 power_save_controller=N he fix the problem.
but I have one problem and I don’t know how can I change this file.
forexample they say the path is will be like this.
sudo micro /path/to/file/your.config
but I dont how is will be?
and is this solution can help me?
because mine is detected as snd-hda-intel in terminal if you see

for now I run this code at terminal :
sudo micro /etc/modprobe.d/local.conf
and write options snd-hda-intel and power_save=0 power_save_controller=N in it.
is it ok?
Am I do correct?

That is an excellent option. It should do the job. :slight_smile:
There are various ways to write/install this option, but it's nice to see someone using a terminal.
I keep that and similar options for modprobe.d backed-up to file, which makes it very handy to just plop them into /etc/modprobe.d in any Arch-based distribution.

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I should say that I do this job and it worked for me and no noise from my speaker.
but what is that solve noise problem?
I mean do you know why this code fix this problem ?
or what was the problem from?

Sound cards have power-saving features. Some of those features can interfere.

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as I understand , I think you mean you keep config file at a safe place and backup them to use them if you want in the future .
to not doing that config again and again?
or you meant other thing and I understand badly?

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You got it. :+1:

I've also got .conf's for iwlwifi and i915 (intel) and a few others. They tend to accumulate over time.


@Secure832 The simple answer is with those settings your speakers don’t lose the low voltage current on the cable.


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