A7N8X sound problems someone plz help!

Discussion in 'Motherboards' started by L33T_AmD, Jan 2, 2004.

  1. L33T_AmD

    L33T_AmD [H]Lite

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    Hello all, i have recently got the a7n8x delx mobo yet iam having some slight problems with the sound. Iam using the onboard sound storm system. I have downloaded the new drivers for the nivida sound devices and all seemed to be sounding nice yet while in games an even just while iam at desktop, i hear a buzzing in the background and also i do hear sound fx to clear in some games. Can any one help me on this one??? thanks

    John
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  2. Rehevkor

    Rehevkor [H]ard|Gawd

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    I've heard that sound interference (buzzing) on this board is caused by the southbridge chip running too hot. Slap a small heatsink on it and, if that's the problem, it should be fine.
     
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    any one else care to add???
     
  4. skinlab

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    remove the nvidia drivers, caus they suck on the asus board

    use the asus ones, get them from the site

    as a matter of fact, remove the whole nforce2 driver package from nvidia (including ide's, etc...) and just install the asus ones, those run best
     
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    Wheres the asus ones? any one have a link to which one i should download??? thanks
     
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    Yea those are the drivers i already have installed and its still giving me problems with the sound. Mainly the soun problems have to do with sound fx in the game. I mainly just hear music in most games even with my volume all the way up. Does any one else have this problem??
     
  7. Andrew87

    Andrew87 Limp Gawd

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    Try muting Line In and Microphone.
     
  8. meinzorn

    meinzorn [H]ard|Gawd

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    I don't have this board, but a friend of mine does. He was having a major problem with interference in the sound. He mostly had it when he was in linux. He ended up messing around for a while, couldn't fix the problem... so he ended up getting pissed and just buying a soundblaster and disabling the sound onboard.

    if you can't find a solution, you can get a decent soundblaster for pretty cheap.. just as easy solution if you cant' fix the problem any other way.
     
  9. Tass

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    I second heatsinking the southbridge, it runs mega hot.

    If you don't want to do this try pointing a fan directly at it and see if that helps at all.