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Hi,what is better 16bit sound or 24 bit i have edifier s550 analog sound AND ASUS XONAR D2X
what is better 16bit and 44,48,96 or 192khz Or 24 bit 44,48,96, 192khz

what is better for MP3,AVI, AND GAMES
Edited by Deanofski - 11/6/11 at 3:54am
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That is because almost all music is recorded in stereo. You need a software player that can clone channels to do what you want, presuming you are connected by analog outputs. Foorbar2K has a few DSPs that'll do this for example.
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how to set correct 5.1 settings in asus control panel if i set 5.1 in asus control panel should i set tha same in windows
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post #4 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by Deanofski View Post
how to set correct 5.1 settings in asus control panel if i set 5.1 in asus control panel should i set tha same in windows
You settings are correct amigo.

The problem is your software music player and your music. None of them are more than 2.0 channel stereo presently. What are you using to play your music?
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post #5 of 10
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If somebody has asus D2x please show me pictures how to set asus control panel for 5.1 system,and if i had set asus control panel settings should i set Windows audio control panel ?
Edited by Deanofski - 10/23/11 at 11:56pm
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post #6 of 10
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just set in windows audio control panel Default and after use Asus Settings it's amazing
When i play music i set 2channel and 5.1 output
and movies games 6 channel if support 5.1
Bear in mind to set 2 channel if you play mp3 with 5.1 output
Attention !!!!!!!!! SET DEFAULT AUDIO WINDOWS SETTNGS IF YOU NOT DO THAT YOU ASUS CONTROL PANEL DOES NOT WORK

Equalizer set Rock it's sounds awesome with my EDIFIER S550.
Edited by Deanofski - 10/26/11 at 1:54am
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post #7 of 10
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Originally Posted by Deanofski View Post
Hi,what is better 16bit sound or 24 bit i have edifier s550 analog sound AND ASUS XONAR D2X
What is more useful 16bit and 44,48,96 or 192khz Or 24 bit 44,48,96, 192khz

what is better and useful for MP3,AVI, AND GAMES
I hope you help
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post #8 of 10
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Hi,what is better 16bit sound or 24 bit i have edifier s550 analog sound AND ASUS XONAR D2X
what is better 16bit and 44,48,96 or 192khz Or 24 bit 44,48,96, 192khz

What is more useful for avi mp3 and pc games
Edited by Deanofski - 11/6/11 at 4:53am
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post #9 of 10
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Hi,what is better 16bit sound or 24 bit i have edifier s550 analog sound AND ASUS XONAR D2X
what is better 16bit and 44,48,96 or 192khz Or 24 bit 44,48,96, 192khz

What is more useful for avi mp3 and pc games like stalker clear sky crysis and bf3 and other games
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post #10 of 10
What's technically better? 24 bit 192khz. However, you'll find little, if anything, that is sampled at 24 bit 192khz (mainly due to the large amount of space this would take - ~ 0.54MB/s per channel uncompressed). For example, CD recordings are 16bit 44.1khz. The fact that you can output at 24 bit 192khz is quite pointless if you don't actually have anything to play back at this sample rate.

Also it is quite unlikely that you'd actually be able to tell the difference between 16bit 44.1khz and 24bit 192khz even with some expensive audio equipment.
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