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Hi. Are there any soundcards capable of seperating outputs between ports so that I'd have a game audio/music or whatever coming out of the speakers, and voice data like from Teamspeak or Ventrilo coming to my headphones seperately. Right now I have two sound cards installed in my machine to provide that function, because it makes it easier to hear what people are saying if the sound is seperated rather than all coming out of one device (speakers or headphones).
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If you have 2 soundcards - im assuming it will work if you plug the speakers into 1 soundcard - then your headphones into the other.

Then for the speakers - set it as your main system sound

Then in ventrilo / TS - set the headphones as default for that program.


It may not be that simple - but im assuming thats how it works - I cant really tell from experience as I use a USB headset, So I can split the sound anyway..

Hope this works - Good Luck

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Yes, exactly. That's what I've been doing for the past year, it works. I'm just asking is thre a lone soundcard that does it, incase in the future space becomes an issue because I have the extra card in there.
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The second post has the right idea.

Plug the speakers into one of the sound cards
Plug the headphones into the other sound card

In teamspeak go to audio settings, and change the output to the sound card with the headphones in it.
In the windows audio control make sure all your output settings are set as the sound card with the speakers plugged in.

edit: just read your newest post, my post doesn't help.
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Yes, exactly. That's what I've been doing for the past year, it works. I'm just asking is thre a lone soundcard that does it, incase in the future space becomes an issue because I have the extra card in there.
Not really, best option would prolly to get a usb headset
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