Windows 10: Latest Realtek HD Audio Driver Version

  1.    27 Jun 2017 #2611

    Hi,

    On MUC you'll find various versions, basically the smaller ones are for X86 machines, the bigger ones for X64 ones.
    The ones containing a setup routine are AIO's (All in one) containing both X86 and X64 versions.

    MS splits them up further depending what version of W10 your running. Not sure there is an actual difference between them given the same byte size of the files.

    Cheers,
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  2.    27 Jun 2017 #2612

    asturias7 said: View Post
    You know, I wanted to tell you earlier that I have no idea how Realtek will top 8176 in terms of sound quality. For me, it's the best I've heard so far. I won't update now since you're usually pretty reliable in terms of your input.
    Well, I've been using 8176 for a couple of weeks, and just put on 8192. Hell if I can tell any real difference, maybe I'm just not good at that. lol But my stuff still sounds good (subjectively, I guess) and at the same settings I seem to have gotten decent bass back with 8192 that was lacking a bit in 8176. So I dunno, mileage and ears may vary.
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    Wndows 10 x64 Home version 1703
       27 Jun 2017 #2613

    IntelliMoo said: View Post
    Well, I've been using 8176 for a couple of weeks, and just put on 8192. Hell if I can tell any real difference, maybe I'm just not good at that. lol But my stuff still sounds good (subjectively, I guess) and at the same settings I seem to have gotten decent bass back with 8192 that was lacking a bit in 8176. So I dunno, mileage and ears may vary.
    I think you are pretty much correct there. The bass is deeper but still defined using 8192 however I think higher end detail isn't quite as good as 8176. Still it's no use treating Realtek soundchips as Hi-Fi because they aren't, it's the compromise you get when listening to music on the PC
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  4.    27 Jun 2017 #2614

    I like the latest update. Sounds fine to me.
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  5.    27 Jun 2017 #2615

    New creative sound card is coming out soon. I don't know if I should upgrade or stick with onboard audio. I do listen to a lot of music on my PC.
    Sound Cards... ARE THEY BACK?! Meet the AE-5 - YouTube
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  6.    27 Jun 2017 #2616

    reddice said: View Post
    New creative sound card is coming out soon. I don't know if I should upgrade or stick with onboard audio. I do listen to a lot of music on my PC.
    Sound Cards... ARE THEY BACK?! Meet the AE-5 - YouTube
    Over-rated piece of junk that included molex.
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  7.    28 Jun 2017 #2617

    khanmein said: View Post
    Over-rated piece of junk that included molex.
    Thanks. I won't bother then.
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    Windows XP/7/8/8.1/10, Linux, Android, FreeBSD Unix
       28 Jun 2017 #2618

    reddice said: View Post
    New creative sound card is coming out soon. I don't know if I should upgrade or stick with onboard audio. I do listen to a lot of music on my PC.
    Sound Cards... ARE THEY BACK?! Meet the AE-5 - YouTube
    Unless they make one that has a External Box like the Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Elite Pro 7.1.
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  9.    28 Jun 2017 #2619

    I was utterly perplexed when I saw the molex connector, how many enthusiasts are likely to have these any more.
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  10.    28 Jun 2017 #2620

    swarfega said: View Post
    I was utterly perplexed when I saw the molex connector, how many enthusiasts are likely to have these any more.
    4 of them on my 2 year old modular PSU but no use for them so they are not plugged in.
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