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post #11 of 22
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Originally Posted by Vitaminx;12029643 
What do you mean exactly? I guess the driver's I'm using are the ones provided on Asus's website for this specific card.

I mean are the drivers you're using for Windows 7?
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Have you looked into Auzentech cards?
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post #13 of 22
You could always try a DAW interface card?
Way better than any typical-consumer-card... and if you get the right one it will work flawlessly w/games

[edit] also... if you have a nice sound-system, your music will sound luvverly!
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post #14 of 22
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Ended up having to install the normal version of the Unified drivers 1.26. Then install custom 1.27 over that. Wouldn't let me just install a custom version. The normal version of 1.27 wouldn't even work. Hopefully this fixes the issue. Is digital audio 192KHz best for output?
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post #15 of 22
Thread Starter 
Still lose sound to almost nothing in the right side of headphones and speakers. And of course Asus's support is horrible.

Found this on newegg:

Pros: Clear sound, when both channels are functioning.

Cons: Right channel audio can go all but silent. This is a driver problem.
ASUS solution? "Reinstall your OS". Gotta love that. This has been ongoing.

Other Thoughts: Would be excellent if ASUS fixed their drivers.

Funny thing is, I did reinstall my Operating System.

Is this card good? http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16829271001
Edited by Vitaminx - 1/19/11 at 6:16pm
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post #16 of 22
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Bump, still getting that issue. Is the above link a good card in comparison to Asus Xonar D1?
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post #17 of 22
Quote:
Originally Posted by Vitaminx View Post
Bump, still getting that issue. Is the above link a good card in comparison to Asus Xonar D1?
Ht omega is great. I have used the striker before and it was a great card, never had issues with ht omega, and their customer support is quite good.
     
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post #18 of 22
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Behemoth777 View Post
Ht omega is great. I have used the striker before and it was a great card, never had issues with ht omega, and their customer support is quite good.
Have you used an Asus card before as well?
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post #19 of 22
I have a Xonar DX and used to have that issue but it's gone since the last drivers IIRC.
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post #20 of 22
Quote:
Originally Posted by Vitaminx View Post
Have you used an Asus card before as well?
List of cards i've used:

HT|Omega striker
Creative X-fi Titanium
Asus Xonar Essence STX
Asus Xonar DX

To be honest, if you have good equipment, and don't need a headphone amplifier, they all sound pretty much the same to me. Some have better features than others, but they all sound good.
     
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