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Windows 7: Does disabling your sound card save resources?

10 Jun 2012   #1

Windows 8.1 Pro x64 (Update 1)
Does disabling your sound card save resources?

I'm using a television as a monitor connected to the computer through a HDMI cable.
Is there any benefit to disabling my sound card, since I get sound and video through the HDMI setup?

If so, does it save on cpu, ram resources? And should I disable it in the BIOS as well?

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10 Jun 2012   #2
A Guy

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Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1

Any savings would be negligible, and the possible bad side effects would likely outweigh any advantages. Translation, "I'd leave it alone"

A Guy
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10 Jun 2012   #3

Windows 8.1 Pro x64 (Update 1)

ok cool,thanks!
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