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Onboard & soundcard working togethor?

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My brother has a soundcard, aswell as onboard audio. We were wondering if it is possible to have them both using the same audio stream?

We want to be able to use 2 headsets on his computer, so when i visit him i can listen to music / watch youtube too.

He's got both enabled, using his soundcard as his main audio source. He can get audio through his 2nd headset but only if he sets a program to specifically use that soundcard (onboard).

We would like to have audio through both headsets as default.

Hope that makes sense?
Thanks in advance.
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You are probably better off splitting the audio after the soundcard.

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For this purpose, get a splitter.
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