Want Answer 0 Clicking this will make more experts see the question and we will remind you when it gets answered. It depends on the board. I bought a GUS max to get 3D sound in doom. As soon as you hear a single beep press the Delete key on you’re keyboard. Wed Nov 20, 4: Helpful 0 Not Helpful Comment Flag. HD Audio is generally more capable.

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I will be adding emphasis. Jun 27, Posts: Helpful 0 Not Helpful Comment Flag. Originally posted by loafer87gt: I honestly can’t tell any substantial ece between them — both are fine.

C-Media AC97 (ECS K7S5A V3.1)

Sat Nov 16, 7: HD Audio is intended to replace AC’ I meant on my Asus A7v Thu Nov 21, 2: I suppose you have a point Nov 27, Posts: If I could be of further assistance, let me know.

So if you plug a HDA front panel into an AC97 motherboard you will get no output on the rear audio output. Your particular front panel looks to me like it is primerally designed for HD audio motherboards but with a hack to give limited support for AC97 boards.


Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. More Print this page Share this page. You’ll need to enter the bios menu.

Save your money for a really good card in the future. In my case the sound chip is a ALC but i’m more interested in a generic, all purpose answer, rather than one specific to this.

Should the standard AC97 codecs not work try the HD codecs which are linked from the same page. I only hear a small difference from my onboard AC97 vs. Seemed to me to be not quite as good as the SB Live. Open this site to download the sound for your motherboard http: Connected to a decent home stereo, you will notice less bottom end under 50hz and less top end above say 12Khz.

AC97 – Installation of sound card driver causes XP to crash

As far as the K7S5A specifically, I haven’t had any problems with the quality in the two K7S5A systems I built not for ca97but the ouptut was a little quiet, so headphones are not a good option with this.


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The linked articles have more detail on that. Is the difference enough to justify getting a card?

SOLVED: I don’t have my AC97 Audio for ECS L7VTA – Fixya

ax97 The email address entered is already associated to an account. For average home use, there shouldn’t really be a noticeable difference.

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