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How are you connected? optical? analog? What sampling rate are you running at?
   
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Analog. 192. But I've tried changing it. And no change to the static.
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Originally Posted by moab;13798504 
What does that mean?

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Here you go mate -> http://brainbit.wordpress.com/2010/07/19/asus-xonar-unified-drivers/
For more feedback read the thread dedicated to this drivers on asus vip forum audio section.

And another thing , Gigabyte has released BIOS-es to fix static with ET 6 ,practically fixing some DPC latency issues with many mobos .
Make sure you are using the newest BIOS.
   
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Dromihetes;13800291 
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Here you go mate -> http://brainbit.wordpress.com/2010/07/19/asus-xonar-unified-drivers/
For more feedback read the thread dedicated to this drivers on asus vip forum audio section.

And another thing , Gigabyte has released BIOS-es to fix static with ET 6 ,practically fixing some DPC latency issues with many mobos .
Make sure you are using the newest BIOS.

Will read thru the thread.

Stupid question number five hundred and eleven. How do I check my bios version in the bios itself?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by moab;13800394 
Will read thru the thread.

Stupid question number five hundred and eleven. How do I check my bios version in the bios itself?

I have no idea ,always wondered myself for the Gigabyte ,as system info does not exist.But you can use the CPU-Z thing and check smile.gif
If the mobo is a classic one ,with no EFI crap ,use the USB flash method ,it s the safest.
Hint : "Keep DMI data" should be on Disabled while updating. Do CMOS clear manually after update ,with the PC turned off and cable removed form the outlet
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I loaded that guys driver. Everything up and working properly. That thread should be a sticky. That is the only driver that really works for Xonar DX. Makes it so you can select how many channels the source is. And then output what you want from there. It's working perfectly thus far. Although I have not tried the skype to music and back again test. I highly recommend downloading that guys driver. It installs with no problems. Only thing that makes scratch now is if you try to up the sample rate to high. With Itunes radio I can run it at 96 khz. But if I up it to 192 it gets distorted. But that is probably normal. Have not tried a cd or dvd yet.

Will run some tests.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by moab;13803333 
I loaded that guys driver. Everything up and working properly. That thread should be a sticky. That is the only driver that really works for Xonar DX. Makes it so you can select how many channels the source is. And then output what you want from there. It's working perfectly thus far. Although I have not tried the skype to music and back again test. I highly recommend downloading that guys driver. It installs with no problems. Only thing that makes scratch now is if you try to up the sample rate to high. With Itunes radio I can run it at 96 khz. But if I up it to 192 it gets distorted. But that is probably normal. Have not tried a cd or dvd yet.

Will run some tests.

C-Media and Asus have more work to do to make drivers right.They may never make them right ,it s a possibility smile.gif
You should really send Gigabyte support a mail and tell them.Maybe they can do something to enhance the audio via a newer BIOS.
   
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I upgraded to that custom driver. Will have to see what happens when I go between skyping and listening to music. I guess I lose GX. But I don't game anyway.

Thank you so much for the link. I would have never found that.

My sound only works with 2 channel audio selected. Like 2 channel in I assume. Which isn't true. It's 6 channel right? Still weird. LOL! If I select any other amount of channels in it won't go to my rear speakers. But then again when it did before it was f'd up everytime I switched between sources. So I guess I should be thank ful. LOL!

Now that I think of it. It's 2 channel coming from Itunes right? That is what I am listening to. Itunes radio.
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Actually it works fine switching between sources now. Even lowers the volume of music automatically when I take a skype call. Very cool. Very happy with the DX sound card.
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Originally Posted by moab;13817716 
I upgraded to that custom driver. Will have to see what happens when I go between skyping and listening to music. I guess I lose GX. But I don't game anyway.

Thank you so much for the link. I would have never found that.

My sound only works with 2 channel audio selected. Like 2 channel in I assume. Which isn't true. It's 6 channel right? Still weird. LOL! If I select any other amount of channels in it won't go to my rear speakers. But then again when it did before it was f'd up everytime I switched between sources. So I guess I should be thank ful. LOL!

Now that I think of it. It's 2 channel coming from Itunes right? That is what I am listening to. Itunes radio.

GX doesn't work with any driver in game.
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