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got logitech x-530 5.1(US $64 after ship) and a chaintech av710(which sux) despite which, it sounds unreal in cod2. strongly recommend it if u have the room.
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x530s rule, I got mine for $55 shipped!
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I used to have the EXACT same setup. However I got rid of my chaintech av-710 after having a lot of crackling issue. Then I went X-Fi. That sounds even more..unrealer? Hehe..

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So my new x-fi card that is getting here at 4 30 eastern tomorrow will work with those speakers. I was thinking they might not have been good enough for it.
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Chaintech AV-710 is only worthwhile when you flash it with to a AudioTrak Prodigy 7.1 to get bit-perfect output and better drivers. You do lose all your analog outputs though, so only the digital out will work. Some people say it's possible to get bit-perfect without flashing it, but the Prodigy drivers are so much better. I'm currently using it and I'm pretty satisfied with using it as a transport to my external DAC (the only reason you'd really buy the card).
    
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while your all here....i play in my front speaker jack to either my PCI or my onboard and i get no sound. but if i plug the front speakers into the black jack for surround or even orange for sub/cent i get sound but none when i try to use green on either one. ?????? help 5.1 is enabled
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Originally Posted by prestontrogden View Post
while your all here....i play in my front speaker jack to either my PCI or my onboard and i get no sound. but if i plug the front speakers into the black jack for surround or even orange for sub/cent i get sound but none when i try to use green on either one. ?????? help 5.1 is enabled
Please get a POST of your own started.
Also add in if that is OB sound, a card and if you trying to connect to both the front and rear ports.
    
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Originally Posted by The Duke View Post
Please get a POST of your own started.
Also add in if that is OB sound, a card and if you trying to connect to both the front and rear ports.
LOL maybe u should pay attention, this is my post
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post #9 of 13
Don't buy X530s...
At least in Europe anyway..
I have a set of them...
And they make a very annoying popping sound every so often...
And on the night.. They start receiving shortwave radio signals, and you end up having Russian, Italian and Spanish Radio played to you... Way to sort it.. Turn them off at night...

If you experience any of these problems, contact Logitech and they will refund you (I wish I had known that at the time).. And buy a pair of X540s(These were made to sort out these issue)

On a further note : The X540s are around the same price (At least in Britain, but they weren't out when I got mine. =/) and have a control, which means you don't have to keep going round the back of the sub..

Not taking that into account, they are awesome speakers. Lol.
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LOL maybe u should pay attention, this is my post
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