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Alright I got my DG in the mail today, and upon getting it all plugged in, realized I have no idea what settings to use. I'm mainly going to be using it for gaming and will be using my hd555's. Here's a screenie of the settings. Should I use 8 channels for gaming and 2 channels for music?

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48khz sample rate unless all your music is 44.1khz.

2 channel always.

Headphones if that's what you're using.

Should probably turn SVN off.

Dolby Headphones if you're wanting to game, but even then may not be necessary. Up to you.
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2 channels even for gaming?
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Use this guide to set your card up properly for listening to music.

For gaming, I personally switch the following settings:
Audio Channel: 8 Channels
Dolby Headphone: On and set to DH-1
7.1 Virtual Speaker Shifter: On
Edited by VanillaCena - 6/19/11 at 5:47am
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Use this guide

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I must say, for how cheap the DG is, the noticeable difference over on board is pretty shocking. I'm hearing instruments I've never heard before in songs I've been listening to for years. Footsteps in CoD are so much more defined from other sounds, and easier to distinguish from everything else. Love being able to sound whore people and have them go on about me hacking. Feels like my 555's potential was locked w/ on board and the DG unlocked em.
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Originally Posted by KillerBeaz;13924675 
I must say, for how cheap the DG is, the noticeable difference over on board is pretty shocking. I'm hearing instruments I've never heard before in songs I've been listening to for years. Footsteps in CoD are so much more defined from other sounds, and easier to distinguish from everything else. Love being able to sound whore people and have them go on about me hacking. Feels like my 555's potential was locked w/ on board and the DG unlocked em.

Yes ,when the sound of the game is proper you can hear people calling you wallhacker smile.gif . Catching someone reloading just because you can hear him is also hilarious .
Good sound really rules.
EAX 4/5 were delivering even more impressive sound in supported games ,but Xonar doesnt really know what EAX is and it will never find out smile.gif
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