Overclock.net › Forums › Components › Sound Cards and Computer Audio › Sound recentaly quit working, plz help
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

Sound recentaly quit working, plz help

post #1 of 5
Thread Starter 
I have a Dell Dimension 4550 that i have had for about 5 years and the only upgrades i have done to it is i got 2 gigs of ram and a new graphics card (geforce fx 5500) you can see my other computer specs at http://support.dell.com/support/edoc...cs.htm#1104582 .

about 5 days ago i cleaned the dust out of my computer then when i set everything back up my sound just didn't work. i even tried some old speakers of mine on my computer to see if they worked and they didn't either.

so i am wondering if i should buy like a 10 dollar sound card or if that would fix it. if so what are some recommendations?

i use the onboard sound on my motherboard too if that helps any.
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q6600 G0 @ 3.2 VCore 1.33125 ASUS P5Q Deluxe Radeon HD 4850 4 Gigs G.Skill 1066 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
Seagate 500gb, 2TB Windows 7 Ultimate x64 22" Acer X229w, 40" Tv G15 
PowerCaseMouse
Corsair 750TX Thermaltake Armor 8003 Razor Copperhead 
  hide details  
Reply
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q6600 G0 @ 3.2 VCore 1.33125 ASUS P5Q Deluxe Radeon HD 4850 4 Gigs G.Skill 1066 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
Seagate 500gb, 2TB Windows 7 Ultimate x64 22" Acer X229w, 40" Tv G15 
PowerCaseMouse
Corsair 750TX Thermaltake Armor 8003 Razor Copperhead 
  hide details  
Reply
post #2 of 5
It would fix your problem if you installed a cheap sound card.
My Gaming System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 950 @ 4.0GHz @ 1.25v ASUS P6X58D-E GTX 580 Gskill 1600's 3x2 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
2x Corsair F120's in RAID0 Win 7 Ultimate 64bit Apple 30" 2560x1600 microsoft reclusa 
PowerCaseMouse
1000w Corsair antec 1200 razer diamondback 
  hide details  
Reply
My Gaming System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 950 @ 4.0GHz @ 1.25v ASUS P6X58D-E GTX 580 Gskill 1600's 3x2 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
2x Corsair F120's in RAID0 Win 7 Ultimate 64bit Apple 30" 2560x1600 microsoft reclusa 
PowerCaseMouse
1000w Corsair antec 1200 razer diamondback 
  hide details  
Reply
post #3 of 5
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by gibsonnova74 View Post
It would fix your problem if you installed a cheap sound card.
how could i know what kinda sound card would work?
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q6600 G0 @ 3.2 VCore 1.33125 ASUS P5Q Deluxe Radeon HD 4850 4 Gigs G.Skill 1066 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
Seagate 500gb, 2TB Windows 7 Ultimate x64 22" Acer X229w, 40" Tv G15 
PowerCaseMouse
Corsair 750TX Thermaltake Armor 8003 Razor Copperhead 
  hide details  
Reply
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q6600 G0 @ 3.2 VCore 1.33125 ASUS P5Q Deluxe Radeon HD 4850 4 Gigs G.Skill 1066 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
Seagate 500gb, 2TB Windows 7 Ultimate x64 22" Acer X229w, 40" Tv G15 
PowerCaseMouse
Corsair 750TX Thermaltake Armor 8003 Razor Copperhead 
  hide details  
Reply
post #4 of 5
They all use one pci slot, as long as you have an open pci slot on your board, it will work.
My Gaming System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 950 @ 4.0GHz @ 1.25v ASUS P6X58D-E GTX 580 Gskill 1600's 3x2 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
2x Corsair F120's in RAID0 Win 7 Ultimate 64bit Apple 30" 2560x1600 microsoft reclusa 
PowerCaseMouse
1000w Corsair antec 1200 razer diamondback 
  hide details  
Reply
My Gaming System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 950 @ 4.0GHz @ 1.25v ASUS P6X58D-E GTX 580 Gskill 1600's 3x2 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
2x Corsair F120's in RAID0 Win 7 Ultimate 64bit Apple 30" 2560x1600 microsoft reclusa 
PowerCaseMouse
1000w Corsair antec 1200 razer diamondback 
  hide details  
Reply
post #5 of 5
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by gibsonnova74 View Post
They all use one pci slot, as long as you have an open pci slot on your board, it will work.
oh ok awesome. pretty sure my mobo has a pci slot. lol
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q6600 G0 @ 3.2 VCore 1.33125 ASUS P5Q Deluxe Radeon HD 4850 4 Gigs G.Skill 1066 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
Seagate 500gb, 2TB Windows 7 Ultimate x64 22" Acer X229w, 40" Tv G15 
PowerCaseMouse
Corsair 750TX Thermaltake Armor 8003 Razor Copperhead 
  hide details  
Reply
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q6600 G0 @ 3.2 VCore 1.33125 ASUS P5Q Deluxe Radeon HD 4850 4 Gigs G.Skill 1066 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
Seagate 500gb, 2TB Windows 7 Ultimate x64 22" Acer X229w, 40" Tv G15 
PowerCaseMouse
Corsair 750TX Thermaltake Armor 8003 Razor Copperhead 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Sound Cards and Computer Audio
Overclock.net › Forums › Components › Sound Cards and Computer Audio › Sound recentaly quit working, plz help