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Why does windows volume control still work if the card is being used as line-out with rca's?

Do I have a wrong setting? My understanding is that line out is set at a specified level that is not changeable. This bothers me because I'm routing the so-called "line-out" via rca cables to an m-stage amp.
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Yep, that's normal. Even though the line out isn't amped, it's still going to carry on the volume information (I mean, it's not like loud and quiet parts of songs no longer exist just because you're using line out). I'm using a digital output and it will still respond to system volume changes, although I might have

System volume at 100% will send an unprocessed signal through. If you want to bypass the windows sound layer entirely, install ASIO drivers.
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