To eliminate a hardware issue (it's a new device), I should probably try pulseaudio for a day to see if it also stutters.
Well, I am sad to hear, that you had this experience. Pipewire works flawlessly on my machine and I never want to go back to pulseaudio/jack/smth config hell and erratic behavior in audio device selection.
Hope that someday you will try again and will have a better one.
(I recommend using up-to-date or rolling distros, as newest pipewire patches fixed many issues for me)
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