None of these tricks helped. I had major issues playing games like World of Warcraft, I would alt- tab and the sound goes all jerky and distorted like a broken robot.
It was really bad playing Facebook videos or anything while software could be using sound like games or other videos/ads. Only thing that fixed it was new Realtek drivers but not ones on the Realtek website, the drivers listed at Softpedia. Installed these as the catalog ones and Realteks are dated June 2015. Softpedia have later version from March 2016. Oki B410 Driver Windows 10. What Is Driver Update For Windows 10. Works fine now.
After upgrading Windows 10 Version 1511 Build 10586.3, I noticed a dramatic drop in audio quality. This fixed the issue for me. • Open control panel/Sound • On Playback tab, select Speakers/Headphones Realtek High Definition Audio Default Device, then click properties • On General Tab, in the Controller Information groupbox, click properties • From the Realtek High Definition Audio Properties Dialog Box, on the General Tab, select Change Settings • Select the Driver tab and click Update Driver. I also had very poor sound quality after upgrading my PC to Windows10. Tried to install different Realtek drivers but it didn´t work at all. I found a solution after reading many posts on different forums and it had nothing to do with the driver but with power options. The default setting of Power Options is 'Balanced', changing it to 'High performance' improved immediately the bad sound quality of (Control Panel-Power Options - check High Performance). How To Reinstall Audio Drivers Windows 10.