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My sound card doesn't work properly when I have more than 4gbs of ram installed. Specs in sig, using the latest drivers off creative's website.
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That's interesting because my X-Fis have worked perfectly fine with 8GB of RAM for months now. Motherboard problem?
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My sound card doesn't work properly when I have more than 4gbs of ram installed. Specs in sig, using the latest drivers off creative's website.
i had a simular problem with my fatality soundcard turned out it was the soundcard itself had a faulty pcb i rma'd it to creative after testing it in 3 systems all producing the same result...
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i had a simular problem with my fatality soundcard turned out it was the soundcard itself had a faulty pcb i rma'd it to creative after testing it in 3 systems all producing the same result...
That's crazy, I guess I'll stick with 4gbs of ram until the sound card dies or whenever I need 6gbs of ram.
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Mine does it, has cracks and pops every few seconds. Mainly when streaming a movie or audio.

Never had an issue on 32bit windows 7/Vista, or with less than 4Gb of Ram. There was a major driver issue a year ago that creative slowly addressed. I tried all the latest drivers and nothing seemed to help. Also, it's not due to it using USB. Works fine on 32bit with less than 4Gb of RAM.

I just figured I would live with it, or buy something new later on.
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Mine does it, has cracks and pops every few seconds. Mainly when streaming a movie or audio.

Never had an issue on 32bit windows 7/Vista, or with less than 4Gb of Ram. There was a major driver issue a year ago that creative slowly addressed. I tried all the latest drivers and nothing seemed to help. Also, it's not due to it using USB. Works fine on 32bit with less than 4Gb of RAM.

I just figured I would live with it, or buy something new later on.
It gives me random BSOD as well, I checked the ram to make sure they're fine, so it's something with the sound card / motherboard.
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