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Is the SVM a good setting to use in the X-FI cards?

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I have always noticed a buzzing sound when I turn this option on. Besides that if I turn it off I am able to max everthing else out with no buzzing sound. What exactly does the SVM setting do for sound quality because I haven't found any use for it?
    
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errrr...
i thought i have Pm'd u already....

SVM is a good for nothing volume management...
it keeps the min - max volume from fluctuating too much.
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It's just a compressor-limiter. Meaning it keeps sounds at the same volume. So if you're watching a movie, the dialogue will be the same volume as the giant explosions.
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Yeah, for a visual, imagine a a sound wave with it's ups and downs that go high and low, SVM compresses all of that. Just like having a big hamburger, and using your two hands on either bun to smash it down. Still a hamburger, but I like mine nice and fluffy... Eh..

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Yeah, for a visual, imagine a a sound wave with it's ups and downs that go high and low, SVM compresses all of that. Just like having a big hamburger, and using your two hands on either bun to smash it down. Still a hamburger, but I like mine nice and fluffy... Eh..

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