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post #1 of 7
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hi, well what I'am trying to do is play a movie and play a game at the same time.

I have a dual-view card so thats no problem.
the sound is the problem.

My movie is playing in the living room,on a TV and I want to play my game on my PC.

My onboard Realtek ALC883 sound supports multi-stream, which lets me play different audio sources simultaneously and let them output respectively from the rear or front panel outputs.

Is this possible with an X-fi card?

How can I go about this?
Thank you
post #2 of 7
You could just put the game to use the onboard audio and the movie with the x-fi card or vise versa.
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Um... onboard/external components = bad. Most of the time computers have problems when you run onboard and external at the same time.
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I have succesfully run both many a times, one for onboard for skype and card for everything else
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Your lucky then becuase I get nasty errors when I have the both of mine on.
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Then you definally should check your drivers because I used to do it all the time with my old a8n-sli and audigy 2 zs and I never had any errors what so ever.
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post #7 of 7
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I'am surprised that creative labs didn't add this feature.
Realtek thought of it.And with todays systems alot of people use their PC's and HTPC and gaming rigs all one..

Whould their be a workaround?

I guess I'll try enabling my onboard sound and updating to the new drivers and see if I can configure my movies only to use to onboard sound and my games and the rest of the system of the X-fi
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