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Windows lowering my sound


drake

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#1
Hello everyone.

I recently bought and built my new PC, i have had some problems with it, but I'm here for one particular reason.

When I'm listening to music or watching a movie and a friend just sending me a chat message on skype, the sound lowering itself in the movie/music to 10-15% and after a couple of seconds it goes up, not only skype but also windows own sounds.
It feels like it's some kind of "smart sound thingy" either Windows or Creative is using :S

It's not skype itself and not the "Do nothing" setting neither.
I am using the soundcard on my motherboard, a Creative soundcard.

Anyone else having this problem?

Thanks in advance!
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 8.1 x64
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    CPU
    Intel 5820k
    Motherboard
    Gigabyte X99
    Memory
    Crucial DDR4 2133
    Graphics Card(s)
    GTX 980
    Browser
    FF
    Antivirus
    Nod32

fireberd

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Inverness, FL

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#2
Are you sure the motherboard sound is Creative? That's normally not the case. The motherboard sound is usually RealTek, Via, etc and the Creative is merely a software enhancement to the basic motherboard sound.

As this happens with sound "interruptions" to the program you are using for the movies, it may be function of that program. When you have more than one application accessing sound at the same time, there can be conflicts.
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Win 10
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model Number
    Home Built
    CPU
    i7 6700K
    Motherboard
    ASUS ROG Maximus VIII Hero
    Memory
    16 Gb G Skill TridentZ DDR4 3400
    Graphics Card(s)
    Intel (i7 CPU)
    Sound Card
    RealTek Integrated
    Monitor(s) Displays
    27" Dell SE2717HR
    Screen Resolution
    1920X1080
    Hard Drives
    500GB Samsung 850 SSD, 3TB for backups
    PSU
    EVGA Supernova 750 G2
    Case
    BeQuiet Silent Base 600
    Cooling
    Deepcool Captain 120EX
    Keyboard
    Microsoft Wireless
    Mouse
    Logitech wireless
    Internet Speed
    Cable - 100MB Downlink
    Browser
    Edge/Firefox
    Antivirus
    Microsoft
    Other Info
    Sonar Platinum 64 bit recording studio software with MOTU 896Mk3 Hybrid recording interface unit.

drake

New Member
Posts
2
#3
Are you sure the motherboard sound is Creative? That's normally not the case. The motherboard sound is usually RealTek, Via, etc and the Creative is merely a software enhancement to the basic motherboard sound.

As this happens with sound "interruptions" to the program you are using for the movies, it may be function of that program. When you have more than one application accessing sound at the same time, there can be conflicts.
"Sound Core 3D" it's the name on the motherboard, and I am using the program "Creative". I fixed the problem med lowering thing, but for some reason either Windows itself or the program wont turn up my music in spotify, when i slide the volume thingy it just adjust it for me, I don't want that :(
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 8.1 x64
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    CPU
    Intel 5820k
    Motherboard
    Gigabyte X99
    Memory
    Crucial DDR4 2133
    Graphics Card(s)
    GTX 980
    Browser
    FF
    Antivirus
    Nod32

fireberd

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Inverness, FL

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1,811
#4
I see the Creative Sound Core 3D sound chip. That is a new one. Creative has never made a motherboard sound chip before.

I know nothing about Spotify so I can't say how that works.

But, thanks for getting me to research the new Creative motherboard sound chip.
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Win 10
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model Number
    Home Built
    CPU
    i7 6700K
    Motherboard
    ASUS ROG Maximus VIII Hero
    Memory
    16 Gb G Skill TridentZ DDR4 3400
    Graphics Card(s)
    Intel (i7 CPU)
    Sound Card
    RealTek Integrated
    Monitor(s) Displays
    27" Dell SE2717HR
    Screen Resolution
    1920X1080
    Hard Drives
    500GB Samsung 850 SSD, 3TB for backups
    PSU
    EVGA Supernova 750 G2
    Case
    BeQuiet Silent Base 600
    Cooling
    Deepcool Captain 120EX
    Keyboard
    Microsoft Wireless
    Mouse
    Logitech wireless
    Internet Speed
    Cable - 100MB Downlink
    Browser
    Edge/Firefox
    Antivirus
    Microsoft
    Other Info
    Sonar Platinum 64 bit recording studio software with MOTU 896Mk3 Hybrid recording interface unit.