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should i set it 192/24bit or 48/24bit...
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post #22 of 39
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Originally Posted by renji1337;13703487 
also, do i lose any sound quality if i plug the front panel into the xonar dx and plug headphones into the front panel?

The thing they say is that the front out wire that connects the front port to the sound card isn't shielded from the possible sources of interference inside your computer, so you might pick up things like noise by using the front out.

With my computer I can plug my headphones in wherever I want, but it varies from computer to computer, so just try it out yourself. If there's no obvious noise then there is no difference.
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i can't get dolby headphones or my equalizer to work when headphones r on 2 channel o.O
Forget about enabling either of these. They just degrade your sound.
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should i set it 192/24bit or 48/24bit...
Take a look at a couple of your sound files. Open it up in your media player so you can read the properties. You'll find that most of them are 16-bit and 44100Hz. Those are the values that you should choose.

Attached is an example of a file on my computer. It's 24-bit and 88200Hz, which is a multiple of 44100, so I would choose 24 bits and 44100Hz to listen to it
Edited by cuad - 5/31/11 at 3:57pm
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post #23 of 39
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Originally Posted by cuad;13703723 
The thing they say is that the front out wire that connects the front port to the sound card isn't shielded from the possible sources of interference inside your computer, so you might pick up things like noise by using the front out.

With my computer I can plug my headphones in wherever I want, but it varies from computer to computer, so just try it out yourself. If there's no obvious noise then there is no difference.


Forget about enabling either of these. They just degrade your sound.


Didn't you look at the post I linked you to?

Anyway, take a look at a couple of your sound files. Open it up in your media player so you can read the properties. You'll find that most of them are 16-bit and 44100Hz. Those are the values that you should choose.

Attached is an example of a file on my computer. It's 24-bit and 88200Hz, which is a multiple of 44100, so I would choose 24 bits and 4410KHz to listen to it.

alright, but for gaming setting it higher then 44100 would have no benefit? because like, if i go higher then 48000 my dsp modes/dolby headphones/eq dont work lol
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No benefit at all. I guess what you'd want to do is match the sample rate up with the game's sound files. I don't think they would be any higher than 48000Hz though.
Edited by cuad - 5/31/11 at 4:03pm
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post #25 of 39
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Originally Posted by cuad;13703723 
Forget about enabling either of these. They just degrade your sound.

nothing wrong with a little equalization. chances are no set of headphones will match your listening preferences perfectly.
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post #26 of 39
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No benefit at all. I guess what you'd want to do is match the sample rate up with the game's sound files.

alright. now what if my windows settings is 44.1 but my xonars setting is 192? does the windows override it? (just wondering because EQ'S/DSP do not work at all unless windows is set to 44.1 or lower for 2 channel. 4/6/8 channel is fine at any settings
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I dunno. I haven't used ASUS' driver software in a while and I only have the option to change the sample rate for my Titanium HD in windows, but I think that if you change the sample rate in windows for the same playback device then it should auto change in the ASUS driver software too and vice versa
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hmm, idk but i wonder why eq's/dsp dont work on 2 channels unless its 48 or lower..
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hmm, idk but i wonder why eq's/dsp dont work on 2 channels unless its 48 or lower..

Should work. Make sure it's set to Headphone btw. Should say headphone.

Then under channels it should be 2 channel.

Nothing on your control panel should be 5.1 or 6 channel or anything.
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post #30 of 39
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Should work. Make sure it's set to Headphone btw. Should say headphone.

Then under channels it should be 2 channel.

Nothing on your control panel should be 5.1 or 6 channel or anything.

nope, apparantly alot of ppl have this issue, if its not 48 in windows and on channel2 o the eq/dsps dont work


i mean it doesnt matter sense i have music come via ASIO...but still weird
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