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Sound card?
01-19-2011, 08:05 PM,
Sound card?
Any suggestions on a good sound card deal?
Can't get audio on mobo to work so I'm just gonna install sound card.
01-19-2011, 10:44 PM,
RE: Sound card?
What's in your build (motherboard/video card(s)/other expansion cards mainly)? Got to make sure that what I recommend is compatible.
Laptop: MSI GS30 Shadow-045 Dimensions: 12.6" x 8.9" x 0.8" 2.65lbs CPU: Intel Core i7-4870HQ Quad-Core + Hyper-Threading OC 2.5-3.9GHz RAM: 16GB DDR3 1600MHz Video Card: Intel Iris Pro 5200 Storage: 2x128GB SDD RAID0 Audio: ASUS Xonar U3 USB Sound Card + Audio-Technica ATH-M50 headphones Screen: 13.3" - 1920 x 1080 IPS + 27" Dell P2715Q IPS 3840 x 2160 Keyboard: Filco Majestouch MX Cherry Blue Mouse: Logitech MX518
01-20-2011, 09:17 PM,
RE: Sound card?
Have you tried going into Device Manager and right clicking on the sound hardware (might have a yellow ! icon over it) and "removing" it. Then right-clicking to scan for hardware changes?

On two windows updates, I'd lose several mobo functions (USB controller and sound) and both times, this fixed it, without even a reboot....
Intel Core i7-870 Lynnfield 2.93GHz O/C to 4.20GHz ~ ASUS P7P55D-E Pro MoBo ~ G.SKILL Sniper 16GB (4 x 4GB) ~ CM HAF 922 Case ~ 2X Radeon HD 6850 1GB in Crossfire ~ Sandisk 256GB SATA 3.0 SSD ~ Sandisk 120GB SATA 3.0 SSD ~ A-DATA 64GB SATA II SSD ~ 2X Western Digital 3 TB ~ 2X Samsung 1 TB Spinpoint ~ Corsair 750W Power Supply ~ CM Hyper 212 Plus CPU Cooler ~ 2x Acer H243H 24" 2ms 24" LCD >>>> 7.7 Windows Score <<<< Highest Stable O/C Score
01-21-2011, 02:46 AM,
RE: Sound card?
Wow, forgot golden rule. Always check your stuff.
Turns out it was my 6 mos old speakers that were haywire.
Hooked up my 5 year old speakers and everything is great!!

Separate note, love the video card you recommended Mathieu.
Feel like a genius running 2 monitors...awesome

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