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Windows 7: How to get the most out of Integrated sound cards in recent boards?

06 Jan 2014   #11
Lady Fitzgerald

Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit

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06 Jan 2014   #12

1. Windows 7 Home Premium sp1 - 64bit 2. Windows 7 Pro sp1 - 64bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by shinigami8671 View Post
As the title says,is there something specific i need to do to get the most out of my built in sound card? Apparently my motherboard supports - 7.1 CH HD Audio with Content Protection (Realtek ALC892 Audio Codec) and - Premium Blu-ray audio support (whatever that is) BUT it sounds the same as my VERY old cell phone with JVC's RX 500 Headphones.
So,am i missing something?
Have you tried adjusting the sound with the Realtek Equalizer? On my system it's found in the Control panel under Realtek HD Audio Manager > Sound Effects > Equalizer
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