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Can't set Windows to 5.1 with Titanium HD & HD555

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I'm trying set up CMSS3D for a game to try out. To my understanding, I need to set windows to 5.1, the game to 5.1, creative control panel to headphones, and CMSS3D to on.

The problem is, windows isn't giving me an option to select 5.1. In fact, it won't let me set my speaker configuration to anything but Stereo. See attached picture. I've plugged in both the headphones and a set of speakers and it never shows anything other than Stereo being an option.

Does anyone have a clue? I've searched and searched...

 
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If I remember correctly, the Titanium HD is only capable of 2.1.
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i believe the only way to get 5.1 is though the optical out (which you might need an adaptor for) but im not 100% sure if that is the only way, havent looked into this in awhile

Heres mine with a right angle Toslink to Mini Toslink optical adaptor
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post #4 of 8
There should be an option for 5.1 speaker setup in windows.

Just to clarify, the titanium HD does output 5.1 internally within the channel mixer when using headphone + CMSS
Edited by Nightingale - 10/12/11 at 4:35pm
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I've read tutorials specifically for the Titanium HD on doing this, and each of them shows/says to set windows to 5.1.

:/ I'm always the unlucky one lol.
 
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post #6 of 8
You don't need to set it to 5.1 - You don't have a 5.1 setup...

Just set everything to stereo or headphones (windows, sound control panel and games) and then use CMSS-3D if you wish. It will sound the best.
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Originally Posted by rebelextrm02 View Post
I've read tutorials specifically for the Titanium HD on doing this, and each of them shows/says to set windows to 5.1.

:/ I'm always the unlucky one lol.
I would re-install your drivers. With my Titanium HD I can set it to 5.1. Although I don't think that you are required to set that to use CMSS3D.

Sorry about the huge white space. Too tired to crop it out.
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post #8 of 8
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I finally figured it out. I had the sample rate set too high in the speaker properties. Once I dropped it from 192 down to 96 it gave me the option to select 5.1. Thanks to everyone who tried helping. Hopefully this helps someone else some day.
 
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