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Windows 7: ASUS Rampage II Extreme sound

06 Jul 2011   #1
KazeNoKoe23

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1
 
 
ASUS Rampage II Extreme sound

My roommate received an ASUS Rampage II Extreme motherboard along with a Core i7 from NCIX today. All went well except he has no sound. I noticed the board was supposed to come with a SupremeFX sound card, but it didn't. Does this board have any sort of onboard audio? Everything I've checked doesn't give me a straight answer. If this is in the wrong section, mods can you please move it? Thanks.


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06 Jul 2011   #2
stormy13
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

That SupremeFX "sound card" is the onboard sound. It isn't a true sound card and nothing more than a riser card containing the onboard sound.

I would start with contacting where the board came from and see if they still have the card. failing that you can order one from Asus for $45.00,

Supreme FX X-Fi

Personally if you can't get it from where the board came from I would go with an actual sound card.
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06 Jul 2011   #3
KazeNoKoe23

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1
 
 

Crap, I was afraid of that. Thanks for the help.
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06 Jul 2011   #4
essenbe
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Pro X64/Linux Mint
 
 

According to the reviews I read the board was supposed to come with a sound card for the pcie x1 slot. But from the reviews, you would be better off buying your own.
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07 Jul 2011   #5
BubbaDaCaveman

Windows 7 x64
 
 

LOL. I am sorry to hear that. Maybe the vendor kept it, but the Supreme FX, does come with the Rampage II Extreme. I know cos mine came with one. And to be honest it doesn't sound that bad. Although, I may buy a real sound sound card in the future, probably ASUS Xonar.
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