After a bunch of Google searches I've seen that a lot of people have had this same issue but none of the fixes which I've seen have helped in the slightest (and I'd rather not disable PulseAudio and getting OSS because this usually ends up breaking my system sound haha). So this started when I noticed severe audio stuttering in (Steam) games and that the "test" button in the Wine audio config sounded like static and gross stuttering. I then realized that changing the audio settings in the Wine config from (System default) to my specific devices completely fixed the "test" button. A fairly pleasing noise played and I assumed things were peachy until I ran a program. After running Steam, not even opening a game, the settings change as if my output device had completely vanished, and the sound in-game plays accordingly; there is absolutely no sound in any games. Now there is absolutely no sound until I close Steam, then the settings change back to my specific devices and the "Test Sound" button works flawlessly. Changing the settings back to what they were previous fixes the sound, but with horrible quality and extreme amounts of stuttering and the "Test Sound" button is again broken. Any ideas to fix this? Anything would be greatly appreciated and thanks in advance for the responses!!!