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Win8.1+Realtek HD audio:Win driver or R2.71 ?

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    Win8.1+Realtek HD audio:Win driver or R2.71 ?


    Hello
    My MB has ALC898 audio chip.
    Should I stay with the default Windows 8.1 HD audio or install the driver from Realtek (which is R2.71 the latest version)
    My system is used for gaming BTW.
    Thanks.

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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    The Realtek package will give you more features and sound control.
    Use the Realtek HD Audio Manager to access them.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Win8.1+Realtek HD audio:Win driver or R2.71 ?
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