Enter the e-mail address of the recipient Add your own personal message: Using either the digital out of your sound card or a USB DAC would have about equivalent performance gains in terms of audio quality. Promote cracked software, or other illegal content. Now for the 6 outputs on the ALC Login or create an account to post a review. Now that uDAC has two functions. With his headphones HD connected directly to the analog, his songs sound pretty good.

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Realtek ALC888 to get the best sound output?

Jul 7, at 3: Like the onboard audio and the X-fi, it is split into two circuits, the first’s job being converting all the ones and zeros into analog audio, which then needs to be amplified. If theres anything Suond didn’t answer that you would like to know, feel free to ask.

Headphone Reviews and Discussion – Head-Fi. I finally understand this whole setup thing now xD.

There really isn’t that much more to be had out of a sound card like that – internal sound cards are good upgrades, to a point, but in the end they just don’t stand up to dedicated DAC units. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.


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And I noticed on my sound card X-Fi Titanium has 2 extra “digital” outputs. You would not necessarily have to remove the sound card in your computer – they can act independently of each other, just set the output of your music player to the DAC and you would be set. I hope that was at least somewhat helpful. This package supports the following driver models: If you want to use it as a sound card, you should be looking at something with USB input.

However, the uDAC also has a built in headphone amplifier that siund amplify and adjust xlc888 volume of the line-level signal, allowing you to use headphones with just the uDAC and no additional amplifier. If you believe this comment is offensive or violates the CNET’s Site Terms of Useyou can report it below this will not automatically remove the comment.

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This would help me too, as it would clear things up, since me and him are total noobs at how audio works. Post 3 of 6. Pros Cons hvc Summary uhf7 Reply to this review Was this review helpful?

Realtek sound drivers for ALC and Windows 10 64bit

Advertisements or commercial links. But in my friend’s case, since he doesn’t have a digital output like me, soud there no chance for an add-on unless he buys a new sound card? Note that your submission may not appear immediately on our site. It has a good DAC circuit and a decent headphone amp circuit, and is powered by the USB bus, therefore not requiring an additional power adapter.


Soknd you’ve already submitted a review for this product, this submission will be added as an update to your original review. This is a very low volume audio signal designed to be amplified later on. By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies. Select type of offense: Overview User Reviews Specs.

Using an external DAC and headphone amplifier, as two or one units, would wound improve the sound quality. Your username or email address: Realtek ALC to get the best sound output?

What do I need to have my headphones be able to connect to it? Once reported, our staff will be notified and the suond will be reviewed. Lol, sry for asking so much. Oh wow, thx for your informative reply!

Or am I understanding it wrong? Jul 7, at 4: You must log in or sign up to reply here.