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I have just bought the above stated card and everything seems to be good .. im no blown away like everyone said I should be by an after market card vs on board but the problem is I can't listen to anything over the web .. on any browser. I can listen to mp3's cd's and movies on my computer but if I open a window from say youtube all I get is a really high pitch wine .. I have tried other sites as well and no content over the web at all .. Please Help

Edit: this may be important but it will play like the first few seconds then it fades to the high pitch noise kinda like feedback into a mic does .. but I don't have a mic hooked up an only on web content
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Hmm, it's still a sound sent to the motherboard's PCI slot and outputted via the motherboard. It should be perfectly fine.

Have you ensured that the audio jack is pushed in properly, and made sure the options in Windows' volume control are adequite?
    
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Can you still return it? The X-Fi XtremeAudio isn't really a X-Fi card at all....
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I bought it from best buy I could return it but the only other thing they had is an XtremeGamer.
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Originally Posted by PLeXuS4200 View Post
I bought it from best buy I could return it but the only other thing they had is an XtremeGamer.
Get the XtremeGamer. The XtremeAudio is pretty much a waste of money.
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its not the Fatal1ty model .. should I try for a full return and take my money elseware ... and if so what the best card for the money? I don't really want to go much over $100 and I mainly listen to music and watch movies
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Quote:
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its not the Fatal1ty model .. should I try for a full return and take my money elseware ... and if so what the best card for the money? I don't really want to go much over $100 and I mainly listen to music and watch movies
Get any other X-fi version than the XtremeAudio.

http://www.extremetech.com/article2/...2064239,00.asp
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The new, ultra-low end card is the X-Fi XtremeAudio. However, this isn't really an X-Fi card, so we can't really recommend it for PC gaming. It actually uses a different, low-cost DSP, and some of the X-Fi functionality is actually handled in software
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post #8 of 11
Yeah, if you read any audio threads on this forum, you'd know that the Xtremeaudio sucked big time. Get the Xtremegamer.
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post #9 of 11
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Thanks .. back to best buy ....
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post #10 of 11
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Update: Thanks for everyone who helped (I have rep+ accordingly) I went back and bought the XtremeGamer .. Installed nicely and everything seems to be working .. and this card seem to have a little more power than the other one too .. thanks for the intel.
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