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Sound Card v. Sound on Motherboard

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by TR6speed, Nov 25, 2010.

  1. I have a Gigabyte GA-EP45-UD3R with the Realtek HD Audio. I did not install a sound card as I believed that this was all I would need. Up until I installed the new F1 2010 my sound has be fine. Have other racing games as well as all of the Call of Duty and Brothers in Arms and no problems. With the F1 2010, the sound is more of a reverb. I have been told to get the latest drivers, but I have also be told that if the sound is part of the motherboard that I shoud not download the drivers from Realtek. Is the true, or would it be ok to go to Realtek.
  2. Poppycock!.... Go get the newest drivers from Realtek. I believe it's R254. I always use the Realtek drivers for my MSI X58 or any other board with HD audio. You'll be fine.
  3. you need to enable Rapture in the F1 2010 sound options.
  4. Thanks I will do that.

    I have the Rapture enabled.
  5. I also have lots of problem with my sound. Think of buying a sound card just to get rid of the mess.

    Would possibly anyone know what realtek driver would perhaps work for my Gigabyte EX58-UD5?
  6. I fixed my sound issue after I found this link http://segmentnext.com/2010/09/23/f1-2010-errors-crashes-freezes-fixes/ scroll down to #28 and try it. There is also a link after the fix for updating drivers. Good Luck.
  7. i have the GA-EX58-UD3R and on board sound worked fine, but it looks like TR6 has found a fix :D
  8. Thanks. I might try that. But I think my wierd sound is linked to the bugged replay function. It started to go in reverse as default now, so when I fast forward I get normal speed forward with a tape recorder winding sound in the BG.
    I believe it has to do with that the game needs to be installed in a specific folder to run correctly. I hear about the same bug from everyone on 64 bit system and game installed in "program files (x86)"