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Well I recently bought th asus xonar D2X and I gotta say that I'm not happy.

I'm currently running a 5.1 setup and the card first of all doesn't let me run my speakers with 3 in front and 2 on the rear. Nope has to b 3 in front and 2 on the side.

Secondly it doesn't even pickup my rear speakers at all!! Regardless of whether I plug them into the "rear" or "side" port on the card. You know when you do that "sound check" thing when you click on the individual speakers and they each play a sound seperately? Well my rear ones are silent.

If anyone has any suggestions please let me know.

Thanks.
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Try different speakers to make sure its not that before you flip out over the card. Then try re-installing the drivers and re-seating the sound card (or try using it in a different pcix slot). Also make sure that you plug in the floppy disk drive power lead that's required.
Also, if you really want a fresh driver install... Find an old hard drive that you don't mind formatting, plug it in, unplug your main OS hard drive so you don't accidentally format it... Install windows on that other drive with a fresh download of the sound card drivers, if that doesn't work then RMA it.

I've had mine since its release in 2008 and its been going strong for 3 years.

If all else fails try it on a different motherboard or RMA it. I hate Asus motherboards but this sound card has been better than the last two Creative cards I owned and considering they are really the only two good quality sound card manufacturers, there's not much of a choice.
Edited by Aussie Alex - 6/16/11 at 4:29am
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