Question Headset's microphone volume low

Dec 6, 2021
I have a new headset and people have been complaining that I sound quiet. Indeed, If I go into Settings->System->Sound the bar for my microphone barely moves. If I connect my headphones to my phone using the same connection as before, I sound noticeably louder. Could it be the jack on my fairly new laptop? Could it be drivers? What could it be?

I tried uninstalling the device from device manager and restarting the pc, checked if drivers are up to date, went into sound control panel and checked that the sliders are at max volume, nothing seems to help.

System info: Using Hyperx Cloud Alpha headset with 3.5 connection (the one for both mic and sound, not split). Windows 10
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