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Okay I've always thought I was right about this for a long time, and I think I just proved myself right, but I'm the only one out of 4 people I've asked that think this way. Everyone says I'm wrong

I have a sound card (real good one)... in order to use its effects you need to plug your headset into that sound card. via that stupid green cable, tosslink/optical, or whatever...... if you have a headset that is USB, its bypassing the soundcard connection....how can the sound card help a USB headset?

Everyone i've talked to so far insist that the soundcard still helps. I dont get how it would, THE INTERFACES ARE NOT INTERACTING???


SO I got a Logitech G930 Wireless headset and now when I use that, nothing in my sound card control panel affects the sound. I can tell there's a massive loss in sound quality (was expecting it, wireless headphones FFS)


Is there a secret to making this USB headset use my sound card? If not, I'm selling this sound card to fund this headset cus IMO I love this wireless stuff lol
 
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Afaik, your soundcard will not help if you have a USB headset. I believe you need an analog input that connects to your soundcard.

I have a soundcard, it's so much more CRISP!
 
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The headphone USB has its own soundcard, and therefore the dedicated soundcard won't be used.
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Yup, your friends are wrong. It's impossible to affect the sound quality of the USB headset without some kind of sound repeater software.
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Unless you are prepared to hack the USB card around enough to add a line in input to allow the soundcard to run the headset, you're out of luck.
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Sounds good, thanks guys. That's pretty much what I thought
 
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