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Hi i got an audigy a few days ago and i was bored one day and decided to go into control panel and have a look around. I found a thing called device control and i could change the "bandwidth used to stream audio". there were 2 things to change, the sampling rate and bit depth so i put sample from 48 to 96 and bit from 16 to 24. Now my question is, before when i had them lower would that mean i wasnt getting the most out of my soundcard? because the new settings i applied where the specs on the box and should i now be getting better audio quality?
just a quick yes or no answer basically, thx for reading and sorry bout the length.

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post #2 of 7
No you werent getting the most out of your card.
But there wont be THAT much of a noticable difference.
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Well you Will only get better Sound Qaulity during recording i beleive..I dont think it increases the quality of sound output on the card during a game as such.
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Ok thanks guys at least im gettin more out of it.

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post #5 of 7
is it Audigy or Audigy2???

I had an Audigy for ages....it is capable of recording 48K 16-bit but can play back 96K 24-bit.

if audio you are playing is at 44.1K 16-bit (CD standard) then with your card set higher you wont get any real performance increase from the card.

increasing the sample and bit rates only helps if you are playing back sound recorded at those higher rates.
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post #6 of 7
When changing the setting to 96 I think that only applies to Digital output and not the normal analogue connections. How have you connected your system?
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post #7 of 7
Here is a review for you mate which may tell you more : http://www.firingsquad.com/hardware/audigy/
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