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Originally Posted by Skyline_ View Post
It's not that big of a deal, but the worse is this screeching noise whenever I change from game mode to entertainment. And how come my bass goes to flat whenever I restart my pc or change anything? I have A40s and I use the 5.1 speaker setup on Creative, which sounds the best, but should I use headphones or 2.1?
The only time my settings revert to default on a reboot is when my sound card is not plugged in all the way. Like, it'll be plugged in far enough so that it functions, but on a very low-level it's still not quite connected properly due to the SLIGHT distance that's left for it to be pushed into the slot.

Regarding this screeching noise, is it feedback? Or is it just a very brief sound?

And finally regarding whether or not to use Headphones or 2.1, I honestly don't know. But something is familiar about this because I remember someone (an expert) saying something about like using the Headphones settings even if you're using good 2.1 speakers, or using the 2.1 speakers setting for headphones. I mean, all I remember is that it was something that seemed backwards to me that I actually never experimented with.

Edit: I forgot to talk about that noise again: if this noises is basically BARELY noticeable at normal levels, then this is a normal noise. It's just that these sound cards have relatively high noise floor. So even though they're great cards for our purposes, they would suck for professional recording and frustrate the hell out of a recording engineer. A recording engineer would consider our sound cards to be absolute garbage for professional audio recording due to this higher noise floor (the noise you're hearing).
Edited by TwoCables - 12/23/10 at 7:36pm
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