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X-fi titanium + dolby digital lag in game?

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Hello all have a quick question. I purchased a Creative Sound Blaster x-fi Titanium for the porpoise of using the included Dolby digital live to send Dolby surround to my Astro A40 mixamp via optical out.

Motherboard audio drivers were uninstalled and onboard audio was turned off in BIOS.

Creative drivers along with dts, dolby, and console were all installed and set up correctly.

Im only using and checked Dolby digital in the options for spidf,

Everything is working fine except ever since I started using this card there is a noticeable lag. The gameplay isn't as smooth and seems to be having a slight input lag sorta. No positive, but the difference is noticeable.

This is in BF3, any ideas? Is this normal or might there be some sort of incompatibility?
   
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Don't own a Mixamp, but I would almost guarantee its a result of your using two DSP's, which is causing a lot of unnecessary decoding and re-encoding, thus giving a perceptible delay in audio delivery...
   
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See the thing is there is no delay in audio. I would say it more mimics either input lag or server lag.

Its not really either though. There is a difference with the card installed and not. This is on Battlefield 3 by the way.
   
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