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Hey All,

I recently bought the asus xonar dg in combination with my sennheiser pc350 and i must say it's a big improvement compared to my onboard audio aswell for music and games.
However I've set the amp gain mode to >64 ohms but i am wondering what i should set at samplespeed and soundchannel and the other settings etc.
Most of the time i play FPS (COD,CSGO) so positional sound is very important for me. Anyone has any recommendations?

Thanks.
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Leave samplespeed at default, channels at 8 if you use DH in games and shut down all the other effects.
I recommend to install the DH 7.1 mod from unixonar, improves positional audio.
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Thanks for your reply.
I've put sample speed on 96khz now (default) but some others tell me to put in on 48khz because windows will revert anything back to 48khz
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Ah, forgot that xonar doesn't use windows default for samplerate. Use the 48khz.
You can also check which samplerates all the songs you have on your hardrive use. Usually it's 48khz.
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Ah, forgot that xonar doesn't use windows default for samplerate. Use the 48khz.
You can also check which samplerates all the songs you have on your hardrive use. Usually it's 48khz.

Music is commonly 44.1KHz, especially if ripped from CD.
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Yep, I'd go with 44.1 unless you're playing more movies than anything else. Also you need to try the number of channels with different games. I've got mine set to six because I connect to a receiver as well as headphones but you may get better positional audio in some with stereo.
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Writing with a phone so mistook 48 for 44.1 tongue.gif
Edited by Tiihokatti - 8/8/13 at 6:09am
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Rlly appreciate all the help of you guys many thanks.
I've just been playin some BF3 and CSGO and it seems that 2 or 8 channel doesn't affect much of the positional sound.. atleast not to my ears ^^
P.S what about the program Spotify? Does it also have all the songs at 44.1khz?
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