Go Back   Hardware Canucks > PC BUILDERS & TWEAKERS CORNER > Troubleshooting

    
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old December 26, 2011, 10:20 AM
zlojack's Avatar
Hall Of Fame
F@H
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Toronto
Posts: 2,057

My System Specs

Default Maximus Gene-Z On-Board Sound - No 5.1?

I've had a Razer Barracuda headset and it was working just fine for quite a while. Recently, I replaced my old SSDs with a new one, which also involved reinstalling Windows. Now I've set everything up and installed all the drivers, but my on-board Realtek X-Fi MB2 adaptor is only detecting the side speakers, while the front and sub-woofer are not getting anything. So either my on-board is shot, my headphones are shot or the drivers aren't getting the job done. I'm inclined to go with option 3, but I'm wondering what I should try. I've already reinstalled the drivers and had no luck.

EDIT: Found a way to get it through the settings in Windows, but still no sub-woofer on my headphones.
__________________
[SIZE=3]

Last edited by zlojack; December 26, 2011 at 10:49 AM.
Reply With Quote
  #2 (permalink)  
Old December 26, 2011, 11:04 AM
Adzsask's Avatar
Allstar
F@H
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: SK
Posts: 831

My System Specs

Default

Probably the board, had two of these things in my hands within the last week, both couldn't even post or see bios, nothing just post error beeps (code34) tried all kinds of problem solving (7 hours worth to be exact) and it came down to bad 2500k (wasn't tried a 2600k and still same stuff) or motherboard. I have owned and bought some of the cheapest mobo's on the market and never had any failures, let alone two $250 motherboards arrive DOA. So either newegg was playing soccer with both before shipping, or ASUS needs to do a little more quality control on their high end super expensive product.
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old December 26, 2011, 06:02 PM
KaptCrunch's Avatar
Hall Of Fame
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Ontario
Posts: 2,970
Default

check to see if sub port working with speak setup using a spare set of powerd stereo spks
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
[WTB] ASUS Maximus IV GENE-Z - Need it ASAP!!! Table21 Buy/Sell & Trade 3 December 9, 2011 10:13 PM
Any other decent mATX board besides the Asus Maximus IV GENE-Z? lsquare CPU's and Motherboards 17 October 27, 2011 09:54 PM
Asus Maximus Gene III Quick Question CORE Troubleshooting 7 August 20, 2010 07:42 PM
P55A-UD3 vs. Maximus III GENE fenix629 CPU's and Motherboards 1 August 19, 2010 06:44 AM
Asus Maximus III Gene - P55 for the mATX Crowd FiXT Press Releases & Tech News 1 August 20, 2009 01:28 PM