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  1. Ferrum Master

    Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Titanium driver 2.40.0016 WHQL

    There is still support for a dino age product. Released from February 21, 2019 DriverVer=02/11/2019, CatalogFile.NTX86=wdm_emu.cat CatalogFile.NTAMD64=wdmemu64.cat WHQL Cert. & signed from February 12, 2019 Change log : Full compatibility and support with Win 10 RS5 aka October...
  2. Fred_Vie

    5.1/spdif/optical connection and all I get is stereo in games

    hey there, I have a Realtek onboard and its connected via optical cable to my soundsystem that supports DTS-Interactive 5.1 and Dolby Digital Live 5.1 but that doesnt seem to do much except for movies. In games I get stereo. If I use stereo I at least have left/right/center but also no rear...
  3. A

    Help With Installing Realtek HD Audio Drivers & ASUS 2018/19

    Hello, I'm having to seek help from this wonderful community here on TechPowerUp, as the official tech giant's support services have a rather nonchalant and ineffectual approach to solving these sorts of problems. The reason is mostly due to the end users preferences for using software that in...
  4. btarunr

    Creative E-MU Unveils Audiophile Headphones with User-replaceable Wood Enclosures

    Creative's audiophile and studio brand E-MU unveiled two new around-the-ear monitors featuring user-replaceable wood enclosures. Headphones and monitors with wood enclosures are sought after for sounding more natural, with deeper lows and crisper mid-range; compared to most common headphones...
  5. crazyeyesreaper

    Beyerdynamic Shows Off Headsets, In-Ear Headphones, and More at CES 2019

    Beyerdynamic had a lot for us to check out at CES 2019 including their new Soul BYRD In-ear Headset which they debuted at the event. Designed to be an all-rounder it delivers well-balanced sound along with a universal three-button remote with microphone that allows for full functionality with...
  6. btarunr

    EVGA Unveils the NU-Audio Audiophile-grade Sound Card at CES 2019

    What's this? A new high-end internal sound-card launch? From EVGA? We must be dreaming! The NU-Audio internal sound card is the most unexpected product from our visit to EVGA's suite on Monday. Developed in partnership with British audiophile hardware maker Audio Note and sold under the EVGA...
  7. VSG

    Sennheiser's AMBEO Soundbar will be available from May

    Immersive 5.1.4 sound and deep bass that has to be heard to be believed: Sennheiser's new AMBEO Soundbar will be available from May. Created by the audio specialist to be one of the world's best soundbars, the AMBEO Soundbar places the listener inside the sound experience with incredible...
  8. VSG

    Sennheiser introduces MOMENTUM True Wireless

    Sennheiser's iconic MOMENTUM range of headphones continues to change the game through its fusion of advanced technology, uncompromised sound performance and the highest quality materials. Now, the audio specialist brings the MOMENTUM ethos to an exceptional new product, the MOMENTUM True...
  9. Alan Finote

    Realtek DCH Modded Audio Driver for Windows 10

    DOWNLOAD MY DRIVERS FROM HERE: DCH-UAD VERSION https://github.com/AlanFinotty1995/AAF_DCH_RealtekModded/releases STANDARD VERSION: (ARCHIVED) (LINK HERE) DCH DRIVER VERSION UPDATED TO 6.0.9013.1 HDA PANEL INCLUDED IN DCH DRIVER ATTENTION: If the Sound Blaster, if installed, is unable to...
  10. VSG

    beyerdynamic to Launch SOUL BYRD In-ear Headset at CES 2019

    beyerdynamic, one of the world's leading manufacturers of headphones, microphones and conferencing products, announces Soul BYRD, an in-ear headset with an incredible sound spectrum and form-fitting design. beyerdynamic will debut Soul BYRD during CES 2019 in Las Vegas from January 8 - 11, 2019...
  11. Hellfire

    Sound card - Is it worth it? (also new speaker suggestions)

    Hi Guys, So I am planning my new PC build, it's going to be a full build from scratch, in the past I've always ignored audio and gone with on board, I think I haven't bothered with Sound cards since the days of Soundblaster Live/Audigy Are Sound cards worth it? do they offer better audio than...
  12. F

    Suggest a Wireless Headphone with Audio Jack

    HELLO FRIENDS, I am looking for wireless headphones which also had audio jack so one person can listen via wireless headphone and another person can connect their wired headphone to wireless and listen. Purpose is mainly to watch movies during travelling togather... Plz give ur suggestions..
  13. btarunr

    Plantronics Confirms No Ongoing Discussions with Logitech

    Plantronics, Inc., a market leader in the global headsets, voice, and video endpoint market, today confirmed that the Company is no longer engaged in discussions with Logitech International S.A. ("Logitech") regarding a potential combination. While it is Plantronics' practice not to comment, in...
  14. G502

    Are there any guides for modifying/unlocking Realtek drivers yourself, instead of trusting randomly downloaded drivers?

    This forum has several posts with links to unlocked/modified Realtek drivers which enable DTS Interactive and Dolby Digital Live. This is fantastic, and I'm grateful that people have spent time making these available to the community. However as any IT professional will know, installing...
  15. FreedomEclipse

    State of Surround Sound Gaming (5.1/7.1) and its downfall. 1990-2006

    Ive had a bit of time to think about it and basically come down to the opinion that surround sound gaming is dead and has been dead for a long time or held in a cryogenically frozen/comatose state unable to decide if its dying or completely dead.... Most of the sound card makers from days of...
  16. Delaro

    Any recommendations for Headphone/Headset under $100

    Over the Ear only " I wear Glasses, On-ear gets painful" Closed or Open doesn't really matter I listen when everyone is asleep and the never leave the PC Wired prefer being able to remove the Wire and replace easily " My kid has a fetish for chewing wires :cry:" Comfortable for more than an...
  17. T

    Fixing Headphone driver

    So first of all, I'm fairly new to soldering and headphone repair so bear with me a little. I tried to fix a pair of Beyerdynamic dt 770s that had a short, and...I slipped with my iron and one of the connectors on the drivers came off. Now, im not too bummed about it, they were sitting in a...
  18. F

    Best player for the gym and outdoor running ?

    Hi there ! I have been using the obvious Sansa Clips for the past decade, but they always fail on me after a few months of heavy daily use (2-3 sessions per day) Before I get another one, is there something better on the market for the intended purpose ? Thanks :)
  19. FreedomEclipse

    Mid range 2.0/2.1 speaker amps

    Can any of you audio nerds recommend me one? Something that sounds good that won't break the bank. This z5500s is good but I'm thinking about dropping the 5.1 getup. It sounds great when gaming but I don't really game a serious lot anymore. Doing this means I also do away with having a...
  20. VSG


    The new Beat BYRD in-ear headphones from beyerdynamic, Inc. combines legendary sound with an ultra-flat headphone housing for maximum comfort. The unique Y signet and the orange cable are part of the new beyerdynamic brand design. The Beat BYRD is now available exclusively at the beyerdynamic...
  21. btarunr

    1MORE Intros Spearhead VRX H1006 Gaming Headset

    1MORE introduced the Spearhead VRX H1006, its new flagship around-the-ear gaming headset. The headset is characterized by an industrial design with two metal tubes pointing downward, on which the two cans are suspended. The retractable microphone is drawn out of one of the tubes, and embellished...
  22. H

    How to Connect Quadraphonic if i have 2 Sets of 2.0? connected on Back jack,No vocals From Second Set of 2.0

    hi, i have 2 x 2.0 Seakers, one is working fine which is connected to Green jack(center) and i tried to attach other 2.0 Set to make Quadraphonic Sound, which i connected it to "speaker out" port(First Jack) i tested Speaker but i cant hear Vocals, just Pitched MUSIC,insturments, not good...
  23. T

    WINAMP 5.8 new version 2018 is up.

    Winamp version 5.8 is official up to download now. Just if there are any other old farts besides me out there still using it. https://www.winamp.com/ Side note: Skin used is called Anunaki and it seems it unstable for me. It keep crashing for some reason. So if there are others than what to go...
  24. VandilFish

    HyperX Alpha Crosstalk

    I'm having an issue where any loud (Correction: Any Sound) sound i hear in my headset also plays through my microphone(Headset mic). I'm using Sound Blaster Play3! with HyperX Cloud Alpha headset. It is NOT! picking it up from the headset it is actually playing through the mic, I can mute the...
  25. Red_Machine

    Audigy RX corrupted audio

    I've just built a PC with some old parts, and I'm having trouble with the soundcard. On Windows XP, it worked fine. However when I wiped it and installed Windows 7, I get really poor audio. I've tried both official drivers and Daniel_K's. It's always this horrible corrupted mess.