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Forum: Sound & Audio 24 Aug 2015
Replies: 15
Views: 4,467
Posted By society misfit
Actually, the human auditory system can detect...

Actually, the human auditory system can detect delays as low as ~0.6 milliseconds. This is how we localize sounds. A single sound source that is not 0° or 180° in front or behind the head will...
Forum: Sound & Audio 23 Aug 2015
Replies: 15
Views: 4,467
Posted By society misfit
Changing the direction of the speaker (ie; off...

Changing the direction of the speaker (ie; off axis) will actually do more harm than good. One will lose detail and increase or decrease wall reflections depending on how and where it has been...
Forum: Sound & Audio 23 Aug 2015
Replies: 15
Views: 4,467
Posted By society misfit
Ideally you will want to balance your 2 speakers...

Ideally you will want to balance your 2 speakers the same distance from your listening position. However, I know this is not always possible. Foobar2000 (for music only) has a component that will...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 06 Aug 2015
Replies: 13
Views: 1,994
Posted By society misfit
You can boot and run Ubuntu from thumb drive or...

You can boot and run Ubuntu from thumb drive or DVD. It will not modify your Windows files. It is free and it will help you determine if your hardware is OK or not. If it boots and runs, then I...
Forum: Sound & Audio 04 Aug 2015
Replies: 19
Views: 3,527
Posted By society misfit
As much as you could benefit from quality...

As much as you could benefit from quality headphones, do not believe they will increase the output volume of a Youtube video (or any media for that matter). It is little more complicated than that. ...
Forum: General Discussion 01 Aug 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 736
Posted By society misfit
I did not think it would work with a retail...

I did not think it would work with a retail upgrade but will give it a try.

Thanks again for your help (BTW…cute kitty. She, or he, looks exactly like mine)
Forum: General Discussion 01 Aug 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 736
Posted By society misfit
Thank you for the reply. Perhaps I should have...

Thank you for the reply. Perhaps I should have mentioned that I tried the MS Software Recovery. After entering in my Key – they state the software is Preinstalled OEM and that I should contact the...
Forum: General Discussion 01 Aug 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 736
Posted By society misfit
Failed HD - Lost restore partition. What are my options?

The hard drive in my GF’s laptop pooched. Lost everything including the restore partition of Win 7. Contacted the manufacture about replacement discs but they are giving me grief about it being out...
Forum: Sound & Audio 22 Jul 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,886
Posted By society misfit
Did you try Dolby Digital? From the Vizio...

Did you try Dolby Digital?

From the Vizio manual.

Perhaps there is a firmware update for the TV
Forum: Sound & Audio 22 Jul 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,886
Posted By society misfit
Your i5 4670k is equipped with the Intel HD...

Your i5 4670k is equipped with the Intel HD Graphics 4600. This is 5.1 compatible. Your Realtek ALC898 sound chip is also compatible to output 5.1 audio.

Although vague, your TV somewhat states...
Forum: Sound & Audio 22 Jul 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,886
Posted By society misfit
HDMI will enable your sound features once it...

HDMI will enable your sound features once it detects a compatible device has been connected. Meaning – if your TV is only 2 channels, which most are, then you will only have the option for 2 channel...
Forum: Benchmarks 15 Jul 2015
Replies: 241
Views: 31,032
Posted By society misfit
With all things created equal I would agree 100%....

With all things created equal I would agree 100%.


Not being familiar with this benchmark it’s quite possible it does not take full advantage of the extra CUDA cores and fill rate the Ti has...
Forum: Benchmarks 14 Jul 2015
Replies: 241
Views: 31,032
Posted By society misfit
Actually my first score had a web browser running...

Actually my first score had a web browser running in the background. I ran it again without and noticed a slight increase so decided to kill a few other processes. Haven’t tried OC’n these cards...
Forum: Benchmarks 14 Jul 2015
Replies: 241
Views: 31,032
Posted By society misfit
No worries. Here’s a new score as well. Still...

No worries. Here’s a new score as well. Still stock speeds. Few tweaks and I might just be able to match AddRAM’s 980Ti’s score
Forum: Benchmarks 14 Jul 2015
Replies: 241
Views: 31,032
Posted By society misfit
Thanks for adding my name to the leader board but...

Thanks for adding my name to the leader board but it’s “misfit” not misfiy.
Forum: Benchmarks 14 Jul 2015
Replies: 241
Views: 31,032
Posted By society misfit
Thought I would give this a shot. Not bad for a...

Thought I would give this a shot. Not bad for a pair of stock 980’s.
Forum: Sound & Audio 12 Apr 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 713
Posted By society misfit
Give this a try. Under your Volume Control...

Give this a try. Under your Volume Control Options within the Windows Audio properties, check both your HDMI out and your Realtek Audio driver. VLC media player allows you to choose your output...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 12 Apr 2015
Replies: 9
Views: 2,903
Posted By society misfit
If it is the Acer 5830 that is stated in your...

If it is the Acer 5830 that is stated in your specs, it does use a SATA cable but not like the ones found in a desktop. It is proprietary to that model of laptop (see link).


What are the...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 11 Apr 2015
Replies: 1,950
Views: 233,947
Posted By society misfit
Thank you all for the compliments. ...

Thank you all for the compliments.



According to Corsair’s instructions, the Radiator is designed to draw in cool air so it only makes sense to have it in the front and exhaust hot air out...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 04 Apr 2015
Replies: 1,950
Views: 233,947
Posted By society misfit
Thanks! Agree – that second card does...

Thanks!


Agree – that second card does fill in the void that use to be there.



The cards run pretty cool. Mid 30’s idle and mid 70’s when stressed with Furmark. Don’t know how much of...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 04 Apr 2015
Replies: 1,950
Views: 233,947
Posted By society misfit
Since my last post in Feb one of my case fans...

Since my last post in Feb one of my case fans developed an annoying buzz that could not be rectified – suspect a faulty bearing. So I replaced them all with the Corsair AF140’s which also added a...
Forum: Sound & Audio 04 Apr 2015
Replies: 11
Views: 18,757
Posted By society misfit
Jelled Fro, You have determined the driver...

Jelled Fro,
You have determined the driver recognizes there is a Subwoofer channel with the test tone and everything is working as it should. The reason why this is not working for stereo music is...
Forum: Sound & Audio 16 Mar 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 2,179
Posted By society misfit
So is it safe to assume that you have your...

So is it safe to assume that you have your typical 5.1 computer speaker setup? If so you can disregard my answer to your other post about the best connection for I assumed you had an actual AV...
Forum: Sound & Audio 16 Mar 2015
Replies: 1
Views: 735
Posted By society misfit
As per my other post, if your receiver has a HDMI...

As per my other post, if your receiver has a HDMI input, I would go with that. HDMI has a much higher bandwidth compared to other digital interfaces thus allowing higher resolution audio. Toslink, or...
Forum: Sound & Audio 16 Mar 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 2,179
Posted By society misfit
Your system specs states you have a Sound Blaster...

Your system specs states you have a Sound Blaster X-Fi XtremeGamer Fatal1ty Pro? And may I ask, what is it you wish to improve upon?

Upgrading to a better sound card or an external source...
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