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PC Sound Fluctuation Issue

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Any ideas what can cause sound fluctuations? It's doing my head in! I have reformatted too.. still not resolved. On Windows 7 Pro 32bit using X-Fi Xtreme Audio. Read More
DarrylJohn Avatar
6y, 10m agoPosted 6 years, 10 months ago
Any ideas what can cause sound fluctuations? It's doing my head in! I have reformatted too.. still not resolved.

On Windows 7 Pro 32bit using X-Fi Xtreme Audio.
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DarrylJohn Avatar
6y, 10m agoPosted 6 years, 10 months ago
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#1
what do you mean exactly
#2
crackles, ? or levels of sound ? can you better describe & anything else
#3
You're not alone... Sounds like a config issue.

Possible solution: http://www.neowin.net/forum/topic/812512-x-fi-sound-card-issues/

Edited By: MBeeching on Jul 27, 2010 16:46: Edit
#4
Which speakers are you using? My Creative 5.1 speakers have a dodgy volume control that randomly adjusts the volume & needs a whack to go back to the correct level.

Other than that, look at the SVM options in Creative Audio Control Panel

Edited By: Painkiller on Jul 27, 2010 17:15:
#5
Or get some better drivers if you do not have SVM in the control panel (creative software one) as well as turning off crystaliser and CMSS.

Also run the creative diagnostic and then reset to defaults.
#6
As well as trying some other playback software (other than Windows media plater ) were Srs maybe enabled.

Try media player classic or VLC or just winamp to play mp3
#7
Sound becomes lower, then higher, even on the PS3 running through the card and the speakers - Would try onboard, but the surround sound levels are substantially poorer.

Also, I have logitech X540's

Edited By: DarrylJohn on Jul 27, 2010 17:43: Added speakers... lol
#8
can you run anything directly through the speakers to rule them out as a cause of the problem?
#9
Yeah, I'll try with my MP3 player

Played 3 song's.. all play ok! So rules out the speaker's atleast!

Edited By: DarrylJohn on Jul 27, 2010 17:56: Reason For Edit:
#10
Ok, so Crystalizer, CMSS-3D and EAX effects are all disabled. Infact, everything is disabled. Still happening.
#11
is there anything on the x540 control pod. eg turn off matrix eg the dolby pro logic feature to upmix 2 channel to 4 channel
#12
what software are you playing music on in pc that you are noticing this >?
#13
night mode, normalise mode, srs wow,
#14
It's on Itunes. But it was also on the PS3 too. So would rule out ITunes causing it.

I'll just try and reinstall the drivers

Edited By: DarrylJohn on Jul 27, 2010 18:05: edit
#15
you using 2 channel RCA or optical in on XFI

as in have you got an I/o plate or I/o drive eg what creative used to call live drive


Edited By: dontasciime on Jul 27, 2010 18:04: ..
Edited By: dontasciime on Jul 27, 2010 18:05: .
#16
use the creative software update program first from their website (as taking creative drivers out cleanly and having success with it is VERY limited)

Edited By: dontasciime on Jul 27, 2010 18:09: .
#17
Auto

You will need to accept and then accept software Active x if they still use it then run again etc
#18
Yeah I have just run that, same drivers as i have. Installing a so called "Critical" update for windows 7 though.. Should be recommended if anything. Creative Alchemy?
#19
I'm running the 2.1, and the software is producing the same output through to 5.1

I would leave REP, but dunno how to on the new layout

Edited By: DarrylJohn on Jul 27, 2010 18:34: rep?
#20
Changed the PCI Slot, and dusted it down abit. Seems ok for now! Touch wood
#21
Is it sort of like a throbbing sound that is made?
#22
When i played anything through them, such as music, or the PS3.. the sound level would be at the right volume, and it would suddenly self adjust and reduce. It would then go back up the correct volume. Always at random intervals. Very annoying.. But like i say, touch wood!

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