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Question to you.... when you switch modes with your launcher, does it take a little bit to respond and switch modes? I thought it was a software issue with my previous OS, but it's still taking a bit after a reformat.
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Originally Posted by E-Peen View Post
Question to you.... when you switch modes with your launcher, does it take a little bit to respond and switch modes? I thought it was a software issue with my previous OS, but it's still taking a bit after a reformat.
How long does it take?

I disabled the option that says "Launch console if the console is installed". That way when I switch modes, it just switches and closes the console at the same time. This enables me to just switch it and be done with the console.

However when I am setting up after formatting and starting over, I leave that option enabled until I am finished configuring the 3 modes to my liking.
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Wow! This is SUPER informative! I just hot my HD and I am still trying to figure it out. I have a question though. I noticed that in the photos for entertainment mode on the main page, it says X-Fi crystilizer in yours but in mine it says THX tru studio pro. Also in speaker settings, I do not have the option for bass boost. How do I get those options?
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Wow! This is SUPER informative! I just hot my HD and I am still trying to figure it out. I have a question though. I noticed that in the photos for entertainment mode on the main page, it says X-Fi crystilizer in yours but in mine it says THX tru studio pro. Also in speaker settings, I do not have the option for bass boost. How do I get those options?
I don't know because the Titanium HD is pretty different. :/
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Oh well that explains alot. Sorry for the mistake.
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Oh well that explains alot. Sorry for the mistake.
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+rep for helping the OP in super detail, along with me stealing some ss
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I reckon I can help a bit LiquidPain ! Since I'm getting a Titanium HD soon, and I've looked through a fair few sound cards in my research. The HD is a newer card compared to the older Titaniums, with uprated DAC's (I think there are two on the card) and better OPAMP's from what I've seen, its a nice piece of kit.

Personally, on my Xonar card, I stayed away from anything like bass boosts, cause it just tends to make it lose clarity, and the bass can become less thumpy with just more of it, its not very nice IMO. Depending on your speakers, if you wanted to add bass, I'd recommend messing with the equalizer instead. Put on a song, and tweak as your playing the song till you find something you like. On my old setup, when I didn't have the ability to adjust like I do on the amp now , I found setting up your EQ much like TC has his done, with possibly a little more added to the lower frequencies helps quite a lot, its personal preference and down to what speakers you run.

A note though, adjusting in your soundcard manufacturers program will allow a much larger adjustment in the freqency than software (Through your music player, for me, iTunes). I find that adjusting in iTunes or the like can just fine tune your sound.

Its all about experiment ! Let me know if you need any more help and I'll do my best to help out
    
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How long does it take?

I disabled the option that says "Launch console if the console is installed". That way when I switch modes, it just switches and closes the console at the same time. This enables me to just switch it and be done with the console.

However when I am setting up after formatting and starting over, I leave that option enabled until I am finished configuring the 3 modes to my liking.
It usually takes 15-30 seconds. I'll try and disable the launch console option and report back later.
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It usually takes 15-30 seconds. I'll try and disable the launch console option and report back later.
Whoa. Mine never takes that long.

Although, I have done a bunch of tweaking. I can kind of categorize it into 3 different things: the Registry, Services.msc, and my installed programs. In the following 3 Registry keys after a fresh install, I usually have Creative-related things in them (or at least one of them), but mine have no Creative things whatsoever because I deleted them all:

Code:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Wow6432Node\\Microsoft\\Windows\\CurrentVersion\\Run
Code:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows\\CurrentVersion\\Run
Code:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\\Software\\Microsoft\\Windows\\CurrentVersion\\Run
Then in Services.msc, I only have 2 things related to Creative:
  • Creative ALchemy AL6 Licensing Service
  • Creative Audio Service
I have Creative ALchemy AL6 Licensing Service set to Manual, and Creative Audio Service set to Disabled. Although, I guess I could disable Creative ALchemy AL6 Licensing Service too...


Then in my Programs and Features, these are the only Creative related things installed:
  • Creative ALchemy
  • Creative Console Launcher
  • OpenAL
  • THX Setup Console


So if you have any differences, then I think you can copy what I have going (and then reboot) just to see what happens.
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250 GB Samsung 840 EVO (C:\) 250 GB Samsung 840 EVO (D:\) 150 GB WD VelociRaptor Samsung SH-S243N 24x DVD Burner 
Optical DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung SH-S203N 20X DVD Burner Thermaltake Frio Win 7 Home Premium x64 SP1 Retail AOC G2460PG (24" 1920 x 1080 144Hz G-SYNC) 
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Filco Majestouch 104-key Cherry MX Blues w/NKRO Corsair HX650 (Bronze, ordered on 12-12-2009) CM 690 Intellimouse Optical (1.1A) 1000Hz polling rate 
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