Sound Cards

Forum discussion tagged with Sound Cards.
  1. J

    Question Windows won't recognize internal speakers or my sound card

    I have a laptop (a Alienware Area 51m), and when I booted it up this morning, the computer wouldn't play sound to the internal speaker. Looking in the device manager, neither the sound card nor the internal speakers were recognized, along with any device connected to the headphone jack, though...
  2. andrewcaldwell9

    Question MSI pro gaming carbon AC audio

    Does anyone use sound cards anymore? I have been wondering if getting like a $100 decent sound card is worth it. I am asking if the audio on this motherboard would be similar to or better than a dedicated sound card. I have a very good audio system for my setup; but should I stick with just...
  3. K

    Question Higher grade audio

    I know nothing about audio.. I have one question: do you have to have a modern pc with special motherboards and such to get the full audio quality out of a headset? If so would a game dac or amp fix that?
  4. M

    [SOLVED] Creative Labs Sound Blaster Z with Sennheiser 58x Jubilee siounds bad.

    Recently I purchased the Sennheiser 58x Jubilee from Massdrop as the overwhelming majority of comments on the headphones was that they're absolutely incredible. Plugging the headphones directly into my motherboard, the sound quality was good but the volume level was very quiet for my liking...
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    Question No Signal form ryzen 2200g and B450M pro -m2 MOBO

    So I have just bought all the components for a pc I’m building, Ryzen 2200g MSI B450M - PRO M2 Corsair 2400 ddr4 ram 8gb (1x8) Corsair 650 watt 80+ gold PSU 1 TB hatachi 7200rpm HDD 500 Gb Samsung EVO ssd And I also put in a GTX 1060 6gb card So I reseated the CPU, Changed ram slot, plugged...
  6. Question help to enable AHCI

    hey guys, i have a workstation Z210 running windows 10, i want to enable AHCI, and i need your help here are some pictures to see that the AHCI not enabled and but when i access the bios to make the change i find it already set to RAID + AHCI and if i change it i find only IDE Mode and...
  7. R

    Question PC not posting!!

    Hello to the community. Recently my old AMD PC stopped working. I was working on a project and then I needed to restart and boot into Ubuntu for another project (Dual boot Windows-Ubuntu). After it finished shutting down, it tried to start up again but the monitor remained blank - no post no...
  8. M

    [SOLVED] Is it worth it to upgrade from I5 4440 to I5 9600k?

    I intend to upgrade from I5 4440 to I5 9600(ram,+mobo) as I want to play in 1080p , so Im looking forward to reach 60 fps in single games such metro exodus ,Sekrio, far cry dawn. Is upgrading will give me a real difference? And unforunatly ryzen not provided in my country. My current rig is...
  9. AllanGH

    Question Personal Build PSU Selection

    Time to replace the old workhorse, and I'm in the spec-ing components stage of the game, now. I've never used Corsair branded PSUs, but saw this one which will meet my needs for this new build. Can anyone offer some direct experience with the specific unit I'm considering, as well as the...
  10. I

    Question Will past prebuilt parts work with new Case,PSU and A new CPU?

    Hello, Im trying to replace my old fx 4300 with a fx 8350 to run games better. I would upgrade to current gen but im a student and don't have that much money. Nevertheless I have the specs of my old prebuilt and I have the specs a new case and PSU. Mobo: 760gma-p34(fx) Case: AZZA CSAZ-221...
  11. xTheOneWhoKnocks

    [SOLVED] SSD shows up in Gparted but not in UEFI BIOS - stuck in Aptio setup utility loop

    Background: My Asus Transformer laptop(with a HDD) stopped booting into the OS out of the blue and got stuck in the Aptio Setup Utility. I hadn't really made any software changes. It was dual boot with Ubuntu 18.02 and Windows 8.1. I tried all the solutions I found about changing the security...
  12. S

    [SOLVED] Upgrading 8 yr oldgaming PC and dont know where to start :/

    So here are my specs currently Motherboard: Gigabyte-Z68-UDH-B3 CPU: I7 2600K GPU: RADEON HD6950 RAM: 8MB CORSAIR DDR3 PSU: ANTEC 620W GAMING HD: 500 HDD (I have a barely used 1TB HDD im going to format and install) I have $600 to spend and I was going to start with buying an RTX 2060 and 1080p...
  13. G

    Question Can a laptop keyboard soften with time?

    Hey, guys, what's up! I recently bought an Asus Vivobook X510UA laptop, which is doing a really great job with me. The only downside, however, is the fact that its keyboard looks very rigid. Sometimes, when I'm typing, some keys are not registered, as if I haven't pressed it enough. Maybe I'm...
  14. A

    Question M.2 Nvme delivers abominable performance

    I got a free M.2 Nvme from a friend, it's performance are below my 9 year old HDDs though. Are there any settings in my BIOS or elsewhere I should change? Here is a image of a benchmark I did, as seen something is very very wrong: View:
  15. I

    Question Should i up the voltage on 3570k? @4.4ghz

    I'm getting freezes and crashes while gaming, so i put my rams to default 1333mhz, crashes are rare now but they still persist, like it freezes and returns to desktop. I'm using i5 3570k at 4.4ghz 1.200v with hyper212 evo, should i increase voltage? I don't know if its cpu or not. My gpu is...
  16. P

    Question Can i get away with having 1 exhaust fan temporarily??

    So, I'm building my new Ryzen 5 2600x build with the stock cooler. I'm using the Aerocool Cylon case. So, I have all the parts ready, but I haven't got enough for a graphics card for another couple of weeks. The case comes with a 120mm fan at the rear. So, could I get away with using a non...
  17. Z

    [SOLVED] Ethernet Wall Jack Not Working

    About a year ago we switched to DirecTV and when the tech came out to set it up he mentioned something about disabling our Ethernet jack in our living room so the Genie system would work. Now that we are off DirecTV, the Ethernet jack does not work. Does anyone know how to reenable it?
  18. seangerman7

    Question OBS and games constantly crashing in stream

    I have been experiencing lots of crashes while using OBS to stream games like Apex, Division 2, and even BF4. Not sure if my setting are messed up or what but I can play all these games at very high settings. Thanks to anyone that can provide any help. Specs are: CPU- Ryzen 1700x GPU- Radeon RX...
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    My name is J and I am a Data Junkie. I have an Asus M78 MB with an FX8350 cpu and have run win10 and Linux (separately) and run into the same issue. I have 5 drives internally and one SSD Externally I have tried almost every configuration I can think of with Seagate and WD 2TB - 6TB external...
  20. P

    Question Looking for a 1440p, 144hz, IPS, G-Sync supporting monitor. What are my options?

    As mentioned in the thread title, I am currently looking to buy a monitor that meets the following requirements: *1440p resolution *144hz refresh rate *IPS panel *G-Sync support The two brands that are thrown into your face when you search on Google for a high-end gaming monitor are Asus and...