Need help with getting speakers to work (5.1 system)


Sep 12, 2013
Evening guys!

I apologize in advance if this post isn't in the right category.

I could use some help setting up my 5.1 speakers. Long story short, only 2 front speakers and the sub appear to be working for some reason that eludes me.

I am able to get the center and the rear speakers to work in the Windows playback test, but that's as far as it goes. Doesn't work with music, movies, games, etc.

I have configured the speaker playback to 5.1 in Windows, and additionally tried to install
Realtek HD Audio Manager and drivers to no avail. Did experiment with settings as well.

Also tried to amp up the sound levels in speaker properties, disable all sound enhancements,
enable DTS Connect from Realtek, nothing worked.

All jacks are plugged in correctly, I have tried experimenting to see if that would help,
but it didn't sadly. Tried changing audio format to pretty much every setting there is, no changes.

Realtek setup:

The speakers I'm trying to use are called Logitech X530 5.1, motherboard is Asus Maximus VI
Hero in case it matters.

Open for suggestions as I've run out ideas to try. Thanks for you time¨!

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