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How do you disable onboard sound in BIOS?

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I am getting my Creative titanium sound card today and I have heard that you need to disable onboard sound for it to work properly.

Also, I have another sound card plugged into a PCI slot right now so I need to delete the drivers.

So how can I disable onboard sound in BIOS? I don't know how to work with the BIOS so I need some instructions smile.gif
post #2 of 7
Why not get the Asus Xonar Essence STX?

The bios should be in your manual?
Basically head over to Integrated Peripherals and disable Onboard Audio Function
Edited by Sp33d Junki3 - 8/2/11 at 9:20am
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Its in your bios dude, i think its under something like onboard etc--
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Originally Posted by Sp33d Junki3;14436853 
Why not get the Asus Xonar Essence STX?

The bios should be in your manual?
Basically head over to Integrated Peripherals and disable Onboard Audio Function

Because it's like $200? The one I bought was only $50.

But thanks for the help, i'll check my BIOS for that.
post #5 of 7
You should be able to run them both without issues, I can with an Asus. If your not going to use it though you might as well disable it, I think it's in the Integrated Peripherals on Gigabyte and press Del on boot to get into bios.
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Shouldn't need to disable, I installed a sound card last night with both working still.

It will be called onboard sound or usb audio.

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post #7 of 7
One example you can look for in the bios is

Onboard Sound:Enabled (This is how it should look now)
Change that to disable using your plus and minus keys or something similar.

You might also see

Intel HD Audio:Enabled
or
AC97 CODEC/Audio:Enabled

As said above, it may be under integrated peripherals or similar in bios menu.
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