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wadej88
15-09-08, 07:00
Hey guys,

I have an on-board sound card, a "Sigma tel c-major". thats all windows is telling me about it, when i play tomb raider AOD (and other games) the music stutters alot, Ive tried no/basic/full exeleration and ive looked for a better driver,

though It seems to be a variable chip on diffrent systems so its really hard to try and find one, Is there a way i can identify what driver i need etc? Or would one of those cheap "C-Media" cards from ebay be better?"

Thanks,:)

EscondeR
15-09-08, 07:16
Generally most separate audio boards are better than built-in sound chips.

To identify your sound chip download and run EVEREST (http://www.majorgeeks.com/download4181.html) the post the report here in this way:



report text



Then we'll direct you to the most recent driver for you sound chip, BUT you still need to keep AOD running in Software Sound mode (No or Basic Accelerqation).

wadej88
15-09-08, 07:59
was too large to fit on page,

http://www.mediafire.com/?crlcjgigcbm,

in the way of PCI ones,

would this be an alright choice?

Sound Blaster
(http://cgi.ebay.com.au/Creative-SB-5-1-Channel-2-1-Audio-Gaming-PCI-Sound-Card_W0QQitemZ280266346541QQihZ018QQcategoryZ16235 6QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem)
or the cheaper (http://cgi.ebay.com.au/5-1-Surround-Sound-3D-6-Channel-C-Media-PCI-Sound-Card_W0QQitemZ280264911436QQihZ018QQcategoryZ16235 6QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem)

EscondeR
15-09-08, 08:11
Install THIS (http://downloadcenter.intel.com/Detail_Desc.aspx?agr=Y&ProductID=898&DwnldID=5500&strOSs=44&OSFullName=Windows*%20XP%20Professional&lang=eng) driver, but the Sound Blaster PCI would be the best solution to eliminate all your headaches :)

wadej88
15-09-08, 08:12
Thanks, Ill buy one of the sound blaster ones friday perhaps.
Then a new PSU XD.

EscondeR
15-09-08, 08:13
You can install the driver I've linked to so far.

wadej88
15-09-08, 08:20
Thanks alot, ill let you know how it works :),

wadej88
15-09-08, 09:37
Thanks alot, it worked great :D

EscondeR
15-09-08, 11:48
Nice :tmb:

Next time please use Edit button to edit your posts, rather than posting twice in a raw, I'll spot your edit anyway :)