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xonar d1 fried ..awsome!!!

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i hate to say but it was sorta awesome how it happened lol

i put it in to see how much better this sounds compared to the on board with the gigabyte p55 3d3r on board
which is the realtek hd audio..
there saying this audio is amazing on this board?
oh really?
so anyway..
along with finding out the onboard audio sucks..it ramps up and down..doesn't like xion at all..and when i watch movies it goes krazy up and down ..no reason at all

the volume has to be adjusted to the point where there talking u cant hear them because if there's an explosion or gun shots ..its way too loud..


anyway on with the story..

installing the d1 ...i had not used this thing in forever anyway..
i always felt like this was waste of cash in my own eyes...
its not all that awesome..
i did sound great at one point..but that was after i built like 4 diff systems with it..

so ..i plug it in and double check..this thing is dusty I'm thinking..so i put it in a temp bench..like i don't care if it blows let me just test it in the temp bench..


FREEKING POOF ON SMOKE AND NASTY BURNING SMELL

so lucky i did not put that pos in my new i5..
i knew better..

but it was pretty awesome looking lol


btw...anyone know how to fix the audio going in and out like that on the realtek ? thanks
lol
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I love exploding components! But thats a nice sound card to fry frown.gif, better then this X-Fi probably I hate it.

Try cleaning out the drivers and installing the latest Realtek drivers??
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yes ill check that out..wow i see this thing still sells for 89$...
looks like i do a rma on it anyway ..
let asus send me a new one..smile.gif
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oh i think i fixed the audio..
problem with FFA running now running in dolby fixes it..
also used windows 7 loudness eq smile.gif
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