audiotechnica at2020 background noise problem (Please help!!)

Ciggzy

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I currently have an Audiotechnica at2020 xlr microphone which is connected to a Focusrite scarlet 2i2 solo audio interface.
The problem i am having is that in games that i play such as csgo, i get way too much background noise and it doesn't sound like a high quality microphone like it should. Do i need to buy a mixer to make the quality better, if so which one do i get that is fairly cheap and removes background noise?
 

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Glorious
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background noise from the room such as keyboard typing, breathing, etc or electrical background noise like buzzing, etc?

if its background noise from the room please be sure you are:
A) not turning gain up too high
B) have the microphone on a boom arm not on your desk approx 3-5 inches from your mouth
C) using an pop filter
 

Ciggzy

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No i have the microphone on a boom arm and, i have the gain turned all the way down on my audio interface but there is still noticeable background noise from my keyboard, mouse clicks and my computer.
 

Ciggzy

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No i have the microphone on a boom arm with a windshield on it and i have the gain turned all the way down on my audio interface but there is still noticeable background noise from my keyboard, mouse clicks and my computer.
 

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