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Asus Xonar D1

Pretty happy with mines.
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post #12 of 16
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I built a pc years ago...it still runs great and is good for me...I have an Intel® Desktop Board D875PBZ...and was using a sound blaster sound card, it finally died last week.... now i need a new one and not sure whats compatible i have recently upgraded to windows 7 ....I bought a new SB sound card and find out they dont have windows 7 drivers for the cheap card I bough...any suggestions?
fire up device manager, in computer management, find the card, then right click,properties, update drivers, go for the online option, hope that helps
    
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post #13 of 16
That more than likely won't work because the card is so old. You'll probably have to use 3rd party drivers on that card. Try looking up Kx drivers and see if they have any releases that support that card.
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post #14 of 16
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So sorry new to fourms not sure how to post...didnt mean to hijack...really sorry!! The sound card is Creative Labs Sound Blaster Live! PCI CT4780
forgiven *eye's up whip*
    
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post #15 of 16
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in closing, probably get a USB headset, been eyeing the surround sound headsets, R.I.P. Creative Fatal1ty =[
    
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post #16 of 16
It would be the cheapest and easiest solution to your problem. There are too many games and game 'portals' (i.e. Steam) that don't support audio seperation. If you still wanted to get off of your on board sound card then you still have the option to buy an aftermarket card to make the sound from your speakers sound better. Most of the PCI-e cards are really good.
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