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Originally Posted by thuNDa View Post

7 3 -2 -3 -2 -1 1 0 -3 3

EDIT: If you wanna know how "flat" monitor speakers would sound, from the guys that record the music, try this(it has a HD598 profile):


http://sonarworks.com/headphones/overview/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WQdBH2FfbA8

Thx, i will give a shot.
Edited by laitsuZ - 6/21/16 at 10:04am
post #4442 of 5642
For the sound blaster ZXR,
What is the best speaker configuartion in the sound blaster menu for a 2.1 sound system.
Also what do I set my windows speaker set up to? (under playback devices, 5.1 or stereo?)
post #4443 of 5642
Guys what happen here? Some new drivers, improvements... I still use drive from CD, 2012.
If I see good last driver from manufacturer is 6.0.102.32 from 17 November 2014 even if on some site is date 2015.
How our card holding with newer models as STRIX SOAR or even older Xonar Phoebus?
post #4444 of 5642
those ASUS cards suffer from severe driver issues from what i have read.
The Phoebus doesn't even support proper vitual surround, because you can't set it to 5.1 with its Dolby Home Theatre 4(most epic fail ever for a gaming soundcard if you ask me...).

"Our" latest driver works without problems for me. smile.gif
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Neither side is better than the other really, but at least my Z mostly works with the registry patch from creative.

I wouldn't recommend anyone get a soundcard (internal or external) from either company to be honest, instead a HDMI receiver would probably work the best.


On the subject of headphones and their response curve, I know first-hand that my AudioTechnica M50X's are pretty flat, generally because they're studio grade cans. Ideally you want ones that are studio grade and especially ones that actively advertise their response curve. Once you have a good set of headphones and a decent DAC you'll have no need for an EQ anymore for the most part.

Otherwise if you just want to tune your current cans, just keep making fine adjustments to the EQ as you listen to music etc, you'll gradually find the natural curve you want.
   
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Neither side is better than the other really, but at least my Z mostly works with the registry patch from creative.

Registry patch...? For what? I never heard for such thing.
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Registry patch...? For what? I never heard for such thing.

"Fixes" the buffer corruption bug, the one that causes the channels to scramble across each other and some other sampling weirdness.
   
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"Fixes" the buffer corruption bug, the one that causes the channels to scramble across each other and some other sampling weirdness.
Can you link? Is it a bugfix or is it only required if you have those problems?
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Can you link? Is it a bugfix or is it only required if you have those problems?

If you have the bug then you should ask creative for the patch, but I'll upload it if anyone needs it.

All it does is set the 'HW_CTL_MX_BSIZE' var to dword 10 for devices 11020023 to 11020027 and 11020033, found under HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\cthda\HDB\.
   
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New driver;

http://support.creative.com/Downloads/searchdownloads.aspx?filename=SBZ_CD_L13_1_01_08.exe&ShowDetails=1
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