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post #1 of 11
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hi i have a X-fi xtreme PCI-E sound card..
one of my friends said that if u enable some game mode and turn on svm or something it helps a lot in games..
but when i open my control panel, it is set to entertainment mode and i cant change it or anything.




so how do i enable it or what software or drivers i need to enable it?

this is the card that i bought..
http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applicatio...p?Sku=C44-3368
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post #2 of 11
right click the taskbar icon and choose-switch mode -> game mode


oh wait...you have the xtreme audio, and i dont know if it supports the different modes. also, which os are you using?


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post #3 of 11
Yeah, the XtremeAudio doesn't have game mode. Even in entertainment mode it should have SVM. I guess it doesn't support it.
    
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Welcome to OCN

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post #5 of 11
He has X-Fi XtremeAudio... which does NOT have a X-Fi processor.
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k well so i guess it doesnt support svm.. but what do u guys think should i keep it? That is, will be good for gaming etc?
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post #7 of 11
I have the same card, and although it does not give you a performance boost in games like the true X-fi's, the 24bit quality is noticable.
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post #8 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post
He has X-Fi XtremeAudio... which does NOT have a X-Fi processor.
Wah......why is it called an X-Fi if it doesn't have an X-Fi processor

That's just weird.
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post #9 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by IcedEarth View Post
Wah......why is it called an X-Fi if it doesn't have an X-Fi processor

That's just weird.
Annoying, right?

The X-Fi XtremeMusic does not have a X-Fi processor.
The Audigy SE does not have an Audigy processor.

In fact, I believe they both have the same sound processor.... which is based on the even older Live! Sound Blaster.
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That's more then ANNOYING i could say
    
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