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Q: Audio quality problem

I have an MSI motherboard RS482M2 with built in sound( Realtek)using RealtekALC658C audio codec. The problem is when I play audio on winamp 5.112
there are kinda "Blips" heard now and then. The same isnt heard on windows media player.(all though rarely it is heard here also) I tried adjusting the buffer length and prebuffer in Winamp but it didnt work. How do i remove these annoying blips from comming?Also what is the optimum setting of the buffer lenght's for winamp for excellent audio quality?

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A:Quality of Smart phone audio vs standard LAPTOP PC audio

I have a Samsung Galaxy S smartphone and a new iPad3, but I would never consider them my "primary" audio playback devices.

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A:poor audio quality

Your system is not compatible for Windows 7 since there is no audio drivers for Windows 7. If the system is compatible with Windows Vista or XP I recommend sticking with that.

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- I've re-installed a upadated version on my media player ( Winamp)
- Winamp volume is set to max / speakers and earphones as well
Nothing seems to help.

I use a PC133 - M758+ Series System Board with an onboard sound card
Hope I've provide enough information. Any suggessions Please
(I'm a newbie at this )
 

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A:Poor Audio Quality on mic

Come on. No one can even help me on THIS?
 

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A:Poor quality Audio

You should have a Realtek Aux console. Start/Programs/Realtek===> some drop down menu. In there you can set-up your speakers for 2.1, 3.1, 5.1 etc. also there should be a graphics equalizer where you can set base or there can be a tab just for setting how much sub-woofer (volume and cross-over frequency) I set my cross-over at 60Hz.

You need to tell it how many speakers you have, then set your sub-woofer and you should be ok.
 

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A:I'm Having Poor Audio Quality!

How about more details?

On 1 song or all songs?

Always at the same point in a given song?

On mp3s, waves, or any file format?

Is this a recent development?

What player are you using?

If it's a recent development and everything was fine at one time, how has your PC been altered since everything was fine? New hardware? Software updates?

Etcetera. More info needed.

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A:Headphone Audio Quality is Freakingly bad

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A:Realtek HD Audio Drivers: low quality

What is your computer's make and model? You can go to the manufacturer's support website and download and install the latest audio drivers. Is XP fully updated from Microsoft's Update website?
 

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A:Inspiron 660, Windows 10, Bad audio quality

Did you install this conexant audio driver dated 10/16/13?Audio_Driver_9VFXH_WN_8.50.12.0_A00.EXEYes, you could disable the onboard audio in the Bios- Advanced field and then add any PCIe x1 sound card to one of the three PCIe x1 motherboard slots.

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Thanks

A:Low quality audio inspiron 5437

hugorafael17Is there anyway to use windows native driver and make the headset mic work?
No.
hugorafael17The dell audio driver for the realtek soundcard in my laptop is very bad, it delivers a dull sound, with almost no bass and really loud on high frequencies.
If you have WavesMaxx make sure that is not the problem. It only works with the Realtek driver, not the native, so try disabling its settings.
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Thank you

A:Poor Audio Quality in Windows 7

Have you downloaded and installed the latest Realtek audio driver from Intel for your particular motherboard?

http://www.sevenforums.com/sound-audio/156519-poor-audio-quality-windows-7-a.html
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A:Improve Realtek HD Audio Sound Quality!

The link doesn't works:

Please read all the docs at http://audio.rightmark.org/download.shtml.

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A:HDMI on TV no audio, poor quality image

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A:Poor audio quality - Is it the sound card?

You probably can't go wrong with the Audigy cards or any of the middle to top end Sound Blasters. The cheaper SB's give distortions- that you may be experieincing- on some mother boards. I have a little machine in the bed room with one in there and the voices sound like robots many times.

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Don't forget to have good speakers.
 

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Hi dontstopbelieving,
Thank you for the update. Good to know that you updated the audio drivers. As mentioned in the post, I request you to check with external speakers or ear phones.  Revert with the status to assist you further.

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Hi: Here is the link to the W10 audio driver from your PC's support page.  Install and restart the PC. This package provides the Tempo High Definition Audio Driver for supported desktop models that are running a supported operating system. File name: sp71717.exe

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impossible to buy an external sound card for a laptop. Did you recently update any software or drivers?
 

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Wait. Why are you recording your speakers?

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A:poor sound quality Lenovo Ideapad Conexant Audio HD

Originally Posted by mightycee79


Hi All

i am at the end of my tether with this machine. the sound quality is terrible. the only way i can hear anything is if i am in a silent room and then its difficult to hear. i bought the laptop brandnew so i doubt its the speakers as the sound as always been this bad. i have updated my drivers and still my audio is woeful. please help!

regards

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Hi,
Welcome to the forums, you could try installing Dolby Home Theatre 4, installation instructions are in this link:https://forums.lenovo.com/lnv/attach...eater%20v4.pdf
HTH.

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Quote: Originally Posted by MarshCaptain


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A:x64 Seven with x86 Firefox - Image Quality Problem

  
Quote: Originally Posted by aneslin85


Hai guys,
Im using x64 Seven with x86 Firefox. ( because I need flash )
but all images are in very poor quality.
in x64 bit browsers shows everything perfectly,
how can I fix this ?
thank you


1. Firefox doesn't have an official x64 version so don't worry about that.

2. can we see an example?

Thanks!

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There are two types of motherboard for that model. One has only UMA or integrated video and one has switchable discrete video. If your BIOS and device manager is not showing an AMD Radeon video card then you have just the Intel HD4000 series integrated video.  The HD4000 should have no problem with full HD full screen MP4 playback assuming you have the right drivers and video codecs installed. You say that some full HD videos play OK and others not? What video player are you using? Is there any common feature to the ones that play OK and those that do not? To answer, no you cannot change video memory allocation. That is done automatically and there is no adjustment. Plenty of video memory is available so that is not the problem. No there is no way to upgrade the video chip without also changing out the motherboard, which would be very costly. 16 gigs of RAM would not alter the video performance.   

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Same problem?

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Test by switching between the Realtek audio driver and the Windows native audio driver.
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