I don't get it. This problem has been present for years now and no one seems to know how to fix it, or they just don't care.
Yes, I've used AVR Audio Guard, but 1) I shouldn't have to run 3rd party software to fix another company's problem - AMD (and as far as I know Intel and nVidia have the same issue) needs to fix this, whether that means doing it on their own, working with Microsoft (no idea if this problem exists in Linux), or getting on Realtek's case about it.
And 2) AVR Audio Guard has something wrong with it where I would have to uninstall and re-install to rid a problem with it pinning CPU usage at 25% in Win7-and now 33% in Win10. However, reinstalling it doesn't fix it in Win10, so that solution is out the window anyway.
Yes, I realize that a small portion of the population gets their PC audio from the GPU, but that's not the point. Either f