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Originally Posted by Zulli85 View Post
I would think it is nearly impossible for a sound card to overheat unless its being used for hours and hours straight and there is zero airflow in your case.
And even then, I bet the CPU would overheat before it does.
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I've been hearing more of these problems. Mine actually died the other day when I was playing C&C3. The rear channel cutout and the center/sub started crackling like crazy as well as the front going down in volume considerably. When I took it out I couldn't figure out what happened. I even stuck it in another computer and the same problem happened. I just accepted the loss and picked up an Auzentech X-Fi Prelude. Better quality than the Xtreme Gamer and has solid caps and better OPAMPS.
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