Sound BlasterX AE-5

Discussion in 'Soundcards, Speakers HiFI & File formats' started by angelgraves13, Jun 12, 2017.

  1. OnnA

    OnnA Ancient Guru

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    So tell me how to setup ATMOS 7.1.2 with only Speakers & Sound Card ?

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    Yes i have turned on ATMOS is SW BF & BF1 + i watch movies w/ ATMOS
    Yes it's clearer but it's not True ATMOS.
    We need Proper Sound Card + ATMOS computer speaker setups....
     
  2. warlord

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    All sound cards using Analog connectors can play all audio formats. Atmos or Water or Fire are irrelevant. Only proper speaker setup is needed. We need those special home cinema configured speakers for PC, in this I agree we do not have nice speakers now.

    But if you use analog connectors to external home cinema receiver ATMOS enabled well is the same thing and you have superior audio in comparison to HDMI/OPTICAL/COAXIAL. Reinforced pure gold plated analog multichannel rcas are better than any digital.
     
  3. GenClaymore

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    AE-5 does not play Dolby atmos, only DTS HD- DD MA thru winDVD at full 24bit, I mentioned this in an earlier post. Atmos is the only thing it won't do. If you tried to do Atmos, it will just switch to either DTS HD or DD MA.
     
  4. warlord

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    I disagree, all files I have those with only ATMOS audio stream (32bit TRUEHD 7.1channels) are playing alright even Dolby's own Digital Audio Test Files.
     

  5. GenClaymore

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    The difference is your talking about files that has there Protection removed, I talking about actual blu ray movie's Disc which I actually own that does not play Dolby atmos, which are movies that have atmos tracks. I own Two movies Blade Runner 2049 and an second movie , that I tried to see if Dolby atmos would play, but they did not. Which player did you use, Because I mention i used WinDVD.

    Of course you can get around the protections if you rip the files. But we do not know if hes going to play actual blu ray media's or ripped movies.
     
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  6. AsiJu

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    So which is it? Or is everything just trash?
     
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  7. warlord

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    Both. Still incomparable to an external home cinema receiver. But If I use it as a source to my receiver, through multichannel analog, the combination is pure heaven.

    But there is not a better pure PC part out there, I can't complain. So I love it.
     
  8. AsiJu

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    Fair enough
     
  9. LocoDiceGR

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    What? For a PROPER ATMOS, sound/setup of course you need certified equipment...what are u talking about?
     
  10. eGGroLLiO

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    New drivers!!!
     

  11. Anarion

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    I wonder if there's any other changes...
     
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  13. insp1re2600

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    Put headphones on other way round lol
     
  14. Anarion

    Anarion Ancient Guru

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    The latest driver has support for Sound BlasterX AE-3:
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    Though, probably not a new thing.
     
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  15. GenClaymore

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    Yea it isn't, AE-3 been in the drivers for an long time. I think since the first driver release, because I seen it before.
     

  16. noidin

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    How is new drivers? Good ? some change ?
     
  17. Xofah

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    On the official homepage

    google.com --> Download sound blaster AE-5 drivers
     
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  18. insp1re2600

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    no noticeable difference, its only a fix for 7 i believe.
     
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    Why would you use the X-fi over the AE-5?
     

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