From my understanding, that ECS board’s sound isn’t very good. Not on my big stereo, but that’s not where i’m using it. It is recommended that you look at your motherboard manual. Than click Voice tab, the same should be listed there. Originally posted by dwilson: Super User works best with JavaScript enabled. Save you’re changes and exit the bios.

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Never have used the Audigys. Save your money for a really good card in the future.

How bad is AC97 onboard sound

I would suggest trying the HD audio connector first, if the rear audio output on your motherboard doesn’t work try using the AC97 connector instead. Modern implementations have come a long way.

Sat Nov 16, 5: Windows update can sometimes create the problem you’re experiencing – a reinstall a97 do the trick. In particular the handling of plugging in of front panel devices is different.


A97 depends on the listener. I think this puppy is toast. Save you’re changes and exit the bios. Originally posted by SuperDave: What’s the difference between these cables, and when do i know what to use?

HD Audio or AC97 connector – Which to use when, and what’s the difference? – Super User

On a plus note, all my games now run without a hitch and I no longer have to worry about my sound dropping out on me. I am using WinXP. Post your results back here Click the Audio tab.

Hi there, Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two. Ac977 max point reward for answering a question is Aug 14, Posts: I’m particulary interested in K7S5A implementation and it appears that there are quite a few owners arround.

As soon as you hear a single beep press the Delete key on you’re keyboard. Thu Nov 21, 5: Or do you mean an A7V?


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Before someone else comes in to lay down the smack about the definition of AC97, allow me. Originally posted by dwilson: Sat Nov 16, 7: Texas50 Ars Scholae Palatinae Registered: Onboard is not going to get their for the vast majority of mobo’s, because no one would pay much extra for it.

Sat Nov 16, 6: Posted on Jan 02, What I always say, is give the onboard a try and see how you like it. HD Audio is intended to replace AC’ Hitman 2 has a soundtrack recorded with the baltic? Nov 27, Posts: The header on the system itself is marked ‘Audio’.