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theres static when I have my Tritton headset plugged in

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The thing about sound quality is not the frequencies it can output, but the sound distortation which is more apparent in onboard audio.
well you are correct and not so correct whilst a card may have an amazing signal to noise ratio ( or lack of distortion) if it pumps out a shit frequency range then it will sound rubish also so its a mixture of both
 
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well you are correct and not so correct whilst a card may have an amazing signal to sound ratio ( or lack of distortion) if it pumps out a shit frequency range then it will sound rubish also so its a mixture of both
Well, the thing is any half-decent sound card will pump out the full frequency range of the human ear, but not every sound card its good at minimising sound distoration.
A far as I know, even the oboard "Realtek HD Audio" does fine in frequency range.
 
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could I get recommended a sound card? I was using a x-fi xtreme music so you know what im coming from ...R.I.P.


1 is xonar i know looking at it atm
 
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Well, the thing is any decent sound card will pump out the full frequency range of the human ear, but not every sound card its good at minimising sound distoration.
aye thats true but many times ive actualy look at the spec sheets and found that they do not, am not saying your wrong mate, you can actualy carry on a convotation about audio which i dont get often :toast:
 
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Get the xonar, as many said.


About the fail, it could be something about irqs. I once had that problem of hearing everything the computer does (hdd access, moving the mouse, everything...) with an onboard sound in an old p4 I had and was something about the irqs. I don't know how to fix it because was a friend who did it, but could be something like that.
 
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feels so expensive, dunno how long it would take me to get that :ohwell: Ill see what I can do, but college is a bitch on money
 
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The Xonar DS is also a viable option.
 
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Make sure to mute "pc beep" in the mixer. I had the same issue.
 
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well its been a while and Im opening this thread back up

So I gave up the xf-i extreme music card and picked up a x-fi elite guess what? Still having static issues, so I've come to the conclusion that it IS the headset, I used the headset on my brothers pc and it worked but I still heard some static/clipping whatever it is and I borrowed a friends fatality headset and I changed everything to 2.1 sound crystalization on and everything up.....no static/clipping. What does this sound like to you guys? I'm thinking either motherboard or headset.
 

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It is the Motherboard. Very litte Information is out there. But you can find a few Threads about it.
ASRock P55 Extreme has Sound probs. white noise in Audio output (static)
Just turn your Soudspeakers up with no audio running...
And Mic In port (front gives you very poor audio input)
Mic in (back sometimes does noting....)
 
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If another headset works on the same motherboard then it is definitely the headset.
 
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If another headset works on the same motherboard then it is definitely the headset.
Yeah a while back I tried my old broken Razer Barracudas and they sounded fine. I'm pretty sure it was the headset so instead of sending them back to get repaired I was way too late and the warranty expired but I'm not sure if I registered them so I could use the warranty yet hopefully not