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My Sound isn't getting loud Enough!

post #1 of 10
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This is annoying. I've been gone for around a week and my computer has been used by others. They must have screwed something up. The audio at first was only coming out of right speaker now it's coming out of most of the them, maybe not left. But anyways, I have all the audio levels cranked up to max and the volume is just bearably hearable. These z5500 can really boom, why can't I get them up. Please help me with some ideas. Thanks.
post #2 of 10
drivers? sound card settings? plugs? power? System Specs(fill them out)?
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post #3 of 10
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Built in sound for nforce 4 ultra mobo, plugs (what?), power (surge protector if that is what you mean.

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post #4 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ryan
Built in sound for nforce 4 ultra mobo, plugs (what?), power (surge protector if that is what you mean.

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i mean is everything plugged in, is it plugged into the wall like it should be.
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post #5 of 10
Theres your problem. Built in sound isnt loud at all. I have to keep my headphones just to hear decent
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post #6 of 10
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Yes everything is plugged into a surge protector that is plugged in. Also, the built in sound has been VERY loud. Now it is normal listening level.

New development. When listening to vlc media player volume is back up to normal volume level, but ONLY on rear speakers! All other programs are quiet and come on right, center, rear left/right, but not the left channel.

Anybody have some ideas?
post #7 of 10
Reinstall your audio drivers.

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post #8 of 10
That is such a lie with MY onboard sound i get as much performance as my x-fi
Maybe not as much of surround sound or base but still is loud.
    
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post #9 of 10
They may have overloaded the z5500
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Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingCooling
integral 480gb ssd LG slot loader CRYORIG C7  CM Silencio 120mm pwm 
OSMonitorMonitorKeyboard
Win 10 Pro BenQ GL2250HM COMPAQ FP5315 Venom warrior mech. 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Cougar STX 650W Cougar QBX m-itx CM STORM Recon venom gaming surface 
AudioAudio
Realtek onboard Logitech Z-333 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
ARM11 700mhz RPI B+ Broadcom VideoCore 4 512mb 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
8Gb SDHC Ramsinks Raspbian/ RISC OS Pi Anything with HDMI 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
pocket wireless 5v micro usb pi case B+ touchpad 
Audio
Broadcom BCM2835 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Pentium D 820 Dell USFF Intel GMA 950 2x1gb xms2 
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WD Caviar 80gb sata II  Slim dvd rw Stock Windows 2000. PRO 
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post #10 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by TooFAST4YOU
That is such a lie with MY onboard sound i get as much performance as my x-fi
Maybe not as much of surround sound or base but still is loud.
HAHA THAT is such a lie. Ive had OB DFI audio and a simple audigy 2 ZS. Not only is it cleaner but it gets louder and it overall much better.
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WD Caviar SE16 250GB Microsoft XP / Kubuntu BenQ 20.1 LCD Saitek Eclipse Blue 
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