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Forum: Sound & Audio 08 Apr 2010
Replies: 31
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Posted By marco3055
Yep i thought about that as well... Yesterday i...

Yep i thought about that as well... Yesterday i did check the slots and i didn't see anything but still i blew some air in and nothing flew around. I'll get a can of air spray too just to be sure and...
Forum: Sound & Audio 08 Apr 2010
Replies: 31
Views: 5,747
Posted By marco3055
Got any unused pencil erasers lying around? ...

Got any unused pencil erasers lying around?

Smart Computing Article - How To Check, Clean & Reseat PCI Cards...
Forum: Sound & Audio 08 Apr 2010
Replies: 31
Views: 5,747
Posted By marco3055
@Seekermeister: To answer all of your questions: ...

@Seekermeister: To answer all of your questions:

1) The contacts are looking fine to me, no signs of cracks or other kind of "interruptions"
2) Nope, the fingers are completely hidden inside the...
Forum: Sound & Audio 07 Apr 2010
Replies: 31
Views: 5,747
Posted By marco3055
Another update.. I've tried to push the card...

Another update.. I've tried to push the card towards the mobo then pressed the computer's power button and.. IT WORKED! The computer boots fine until it gets to the OS.

Now that it's verified...
Forum: Sound & Audio 06 Apr 2010
Replies: 31
Views: 5,747
Posted By marco3055
Yes i did try.. No luck. Power cable to power it...

Yes i did try.. No luck. Power cable to power it up + firmly seated to the mobo. But nothing... I got REALLY surprised. Oh, i forgot to say that i tried everything possible on a computer with XP as...
Forum: Sound & Audio 06 Apr 2010
Replies: 31
Views: 5,747
Posted By marco3055
Alright... I did make some tests and now I'm...

Alright... I did make some tests and now I'm gonna ask you guys this:

What is the ideal power to have a X-Fi like mine to run properly?

I have a 300W (i noticed that it is very low) and i...
Forum: Sound & Audio 06 Apr 2010
Replies: 31
Views: 5,747
Posted By marco3055
I know that paper that you've been looking up.. I...

I know that paper that you've been looking up.. I have it too :)
I know that it does not explain that kind of connection, but i don't know what to say about that.. This is what i've experienced time...
Forum: Sound & Audio 04 Apr 2010
Replies: 31
Views: 5,747
Posted By marco3055
@JazzSus: Yes it needs to be powered from the...

@JazzSus: Yes it needs to be powered from the MB.. I had this "bundle" a couple of years ago then i had to sell it. The connection i'm talking about was there as it is today with the one i just got,...
Forum: Sound & Audio 04 Apr 2010
Replies: 31
Views: 5,747
Posted By marco3055
Nope.. Alas i don't have a floppy drive that i'd...

Nope.. Alas i don't have a floppy drive that i'd most likely disconnect in order to have the card working instead :)
Forum: Sound & Audio 03 Apr 2010
Replies: 31
Views: 5,747
Posted By marco3055
Yes this card it needs to be powered up in order...

Yes this card it needs to be powered up in order for it to work. I took a pic of the card, specifically a closeup of the 4 pin port i'm talking about:
...
Forum: Sound & Audio 02 Apr 2010
Replies: 31
Views: 5,747
Posted By marco3055
Well, it looks like that the problem is a...

Well, it looks like that the problem is a defective power cable, specifically the one that powers up the PCI card. I need to replace it and i just bought one off of ebay. The card itself wasn't...
Forum: Sound & Audio 02 Apr 2010
Replies: 31
Views: 5,747
Posted By marco3055
Thank you guys for both of the answers. Yes...

Thank you guys for both of the answers.

Yes i should be able to find another computer where to test the card, if it works on t another one or not.
I did check many times the connection of the...
Forum: Sound & Audio 02 Apr 2010
Replies: 31
Views: 5,747
Posted By marco3055
Soundblaster X-Fi Fatal1ty Platinum Champ1on Ed.

Hi there everyone,

So i have this big problem and i don't know how to fix it.
I just bought a Soundblaster X-Fi Fatal1ty Platinum Champ1on Ed. it comes with the card and the front panel.

Now...
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