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OK, well I got my 5.1 surround sound PC speakers today, but I need a program that will test if they are all working correctly. I would also like one that could calibrate them to my specifications. Can someone (maybe one of you many audiophiles) help me out a bit?
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Well most onboard sound chips come with software that allow tweaking of the sound. Look for somthing like that.
    
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lol...if you want calibration, oboard aint gonna cut it...invest in an X-Fi or audigy series...
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I would use DVD that has good cinematic music to calibrate both the sound in general, and the 5.1. What model are the speakers? Do they support a digital input?
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Oh, and here's the latest drivers for your motherboards onboard audio:
http://driver1.biostar.com.tw/suppor...tek/ALC850.exe

After you install those and tell it what type of speakers you have, it should allow you to somehow test them one by one. (Chanell by chanell.)
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**** I am stupid, I forgot to tell you guys I have a 5.1 Creative Audigy Soundblaster sound card...does this chance anything?
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Originally Posted by kagaos
**** I am stupid, I forgot to tell you guys I have a 5.1 Creative Audigy Soundblaster sound card...does this chance anything?
Yes sir, it does. I know Creative's utilities have calibration for all different surround setups. I'm on Linux right now, so can't get a screenie of it, but it's in the Creative Audio HQ.
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OK, also I forgot to tell you that I got it off of ebay, nothing came with it, does this change anything?
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i would think that they would have software that would come with the card...i no when i had an onbord sound and northbrige nvidia had a tool that came with the drivers for the bord...it was really cool...i would think creative would have an appmed up somthin like that...on there web site...some companys r cool like that
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Also, try this, itsa pretty cool sound test:

http://www.holophonic.ch/archivio/te...Holophonic.mp3
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