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Asus Xonar STX Issues

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The card seems to be detected and drivers install without any issues, but beyond that the card is unresponsive. No peripherals are detected (Speakers/Headphones), leaving me with no sound on my system. I have tried everything i could think of, from different power cables, drivers, disabling onboard audio and trying different PCI-E slots. Windows just tells me that no speakers or headphones are plugged in. If i try to play any music in foobar2000 i just get the following error: "unrecoverable playback error access denied".

Also, if i try to open the recording tab under playback devices the recording window freezes and the card makes this very loud buzzing sound, which continues for about a minute before it stops. I also have a Xonar DG and that works just fine.



EDIT: I found the problem, it was actually the windows 8 drivers i installed. Somehow that screwed up the card and even after i remove them and installed new ones the card was still bugged. I discover this after i decided on a whim to format my pc just to see if it was software related and it turns out it was! Oh well.
Edited by Arviel - 3/30/13 at 8:49pm
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post #2 of 4
The card is probably faulty. I would contact ASUS at this point.
 
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post #3 of 4
I would RMA as well as it's not a driver problem.
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Okay guys i will contact Asus, thanks~
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i7 4930k Rampage IV Black Edition SLI EVGA GTX 780 Ti Classified G.Skill Ripjaws 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung 840 Pro Corsair H105 Windows 8 HP ZR30w 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Roccat ryos mk pro Corsair AX850 HAF X Roccat Kone XTD 
AudioAudio
Ultrasone Pro 900 Xonar Essense STX 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 4930k Rampage IV Black Edition SLI EVGA GTX 780 Ti Classified G.Skill Ripjaws 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung 840 Pro Corsair H105 Windows 8 HP ZR30w 
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