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Old 02-15-2002, 11:41 PM   #1
leprechaun
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in the name of a musicians sanity!


hey people ...

ive got an

Asus with VIA motherboard with intergrated audio:

Via AC"97 dwm

ive apparently havethe latest drivers for my chip ... from asus website ...
but my sound still manages t be quite ugly ... actually not worth listening to music
help anyone ... ?

btw ... id like to keep my dual boot ... but xp takes up so much space ... (1.4 gb) ... ive prefered
overall win 98se ... recommendations? ... i wanna keep it small with game compatability

thanks ...

Lep!
 
Old 02-16-2002, 02:25 AM   #2
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win98 or nothing personally.

which sound drivers are you using? i think the ALSA drivers provide best performance with ac97 chips.
 
Old 02-16-2002, 02:25 AM   #3
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win98 or nothing personally.

which sound drivers are you using? i think the ALSA drivers provide best performance with ac97 chips.
 
Old 02-17-2002, 01:34 PM   #4
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sorry i took a while ...

ya ...


well im using asuses laests drivers ... ?
the weird thing is ... i can play videos with sound , no problemo ... RIFF audio , no problemo ... mp3z sound like crap tho ...

i think ill just have to get a decent soundcard . itll be simpler ... and faster ... anyway ... im confused ...

thanks ...

Lep!
 
  


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