sound in games is off

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sound in games is off

Post by hercules71185 » Fri Jun 12, 2009 4:50 pm

For some reason when I play games, I have to look down for the front speaker to work right, with music it's crystal clear with all 5.1 speakers. Also in games my sound is EXTREMELY muffled in the rear channels. I have no idea what's going on any ideas?
I have http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.a ... 6836121006 those speakers
and this sound card. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.a ... 6829111003
I know it's a cheap card, but my onboard was doing the exact same thing so I wanted to test out if it was my onboard.

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Re: sound in games is off

Post by InspectahACE » Fri Jun 12, 2009 5:34 pm

well if your on-board and the sound card are doing it, I'd say maybe try a new set of speakers if possible. maybe reinstall the audio drivers(im sure you've done that already though)
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Re: sound in games is off

Post by hercules71185 » Sat Jun 13, 2009 1:29 am

yea I tried it, just weird! No idea how looking down should affect making the sound louder, or why the back channels are so muffled

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Re: sound in games is off

Post by Skippman » Sat Jun 13, 2009 6:50 am

This wouldn't by chance be happening in a Source engine game would it? I had this problem with HL2 and CSS before.

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Re: sound in games is off

Post by hercules71185 » Sat Jun 13, 2009 12:06 pm

Mainly FarCry 2 is the most noticeable.

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Re: sound in games is off

Post by Skippman » Sat Jun 13, 2009 12:54 pm

You using the RealTek HD Audio Codec?

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Re: sound in games is off

Post by hercules71185 » Sat Jun 13, 2009 1:19 pm

it loaded yes... lol let me try to fix that

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