But it must be so, and thank you for your explanation. Mon Nov 09, 3: You’ll have to reinstall it every time you upgrade the kernel in order to install the kernel module. Post 36 of As for myself, here are my reasons:

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Sat Nov 07, 1: In the case of the Xonar DX, both are met with stellar results. Most of you people are assuming there is a real gain change with the headphone amp. So I asks up leaving it as it is. The ALC results are close, but not good enough.

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On the alsa page, http: I restarted MPD but to no avail; the DAC no longer registers that any signal is reaching it despite that any audio player still happily continues to play. The following snippet is the relevant two lines from mplayer: PulseAudio does not allow the file to be played at that rate even though the Xonar DX hardware is capable of it.

Some more complete instructions follow: Zanna 50k 13 You can tell by the price. The result of this choice, I realized only earlier today, is that the file’s playback frequency is respected e.


Your existing onboard audio should be enough.

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This is useful for checking that the speakers are connected properly to their associated channels.

Mon Apr 19, Music from a browser YouTube, for example will also work. Mar 27, at For me, this is fine since I never use software special effects feature anyway.

Results 1 to 3 of eszence. Join Date Apr Beans The ALC produces a significant amount of noise even when nothing is playing. By MP3, let us assume a kbps, I did not use these.

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All sound produced by the Xonar DX in Windows was crystal clear without any background noise. Well, maybe you all already knew this ass I’m the last horse to cross the line — but I am at this very moment listening to the headphone output from my Xonar Essence ST under 2.

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Therefore, dB must be better. I can hear background noise and hiss from the motherboard audio ALC and ALC when the volume is turned up, and it is annoying.


Email Required, but never shown. Post 32 of I first thought it should be the same, but one told me on the phoronix forum that the PCI and PCI Express don’t manage latencies the same way.

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According to this article it is possible but I have had no luck. I’ve read that people have had success setting up the previous edition of this card Essence STX on earlier versions of Ubuntu and have been able to tweak all the settings and the sounds is just as good if not better than in windows.

Having bit, kHz files does not guarantee better-sounding music, but, hey, if you have a quality sound card that can handle them, why not use them? Any standard 4-pin molex to floppy adapter will work.