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you'll get a cleaner signal if you plug your headphones directly into your sound card
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post #12 of 14
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Originally Posted by Jazino View Post
the x-fi console doesnt seem so hard to configure but is there anything i might be missing there?
Forgot about that!

Make sure that if you want to hear the real difference between your low quality files and the CD's, turn off the Crystalizer. It's very good at "guessing" lthe missing data in the high-compression files, and could be making up quite a bit of quality that otherwise wouldn't be there. (Make sure to turn it back on when you're done, though.)
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post #13 of 14
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Originally Posted by Chipp View Post
It's not as uncommon as you might think. Everybody's hearing/internal ear structure is different
Almost... everyone's inner ear is very similar. The organ of corti, which is situated on the basilar membrane inside the cochlea is tonotopically organized for everybody; however, it may be the amount of cortex surface area designated for each frequency, in addition to the absolute threshold of those frequencies for each person that may differ.

But it is true that some people just aren't as aurally sensitive as others.
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also check the thx console (for speaker configurations) and make sure you turned on 5.1 and bass redirection.....(if you are using a seperate sub)
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