Audio Problem Plz Help!!!

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by sidefx, Mar 4, 2006.

  1. sidefx

    sidefx OSNN Addict

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    My girlfriend has a Dell Dimension 3000 desktop and whenever she plays audio directly from the HD it's all choppy/lagged out. However, when she plays audio from a cd in the dvd burner, audio is fine as long as she don't do much.

    Is this a cpu problem where it's not able to handle the load as it's only a Celeron 3ghz I believe she has?
     
  2. Shamus MacNoob

    Shamus MacNoob Moderator Political User

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    If she uses windows media player and has the visualizations on there might be a drain on the laptop, ie the graphics are draining on the over all performance , what does she use to play music?

    Maybe try something like winamp or try shutting down the stupid graphics windows media player uses if thats the case.
     
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  3. Hipster Doofus

    Hipster Doofus Good grief Charlie Brown

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    3ghz should fly along. Have you tried updating the driver? Check the manufacturers website.
     
  4. Johnny

    Johnny .. Commodore .. Political User

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    My question is what kind of music files are they and what is the bit rate. Also, did you try other types of media players ??
     
  5. sidefx

    sidefx OSNN Addict

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    She's tried both WMP and WinAMP without visualizations turned on. She hasn't tried any other players.

    The music files are mp3 and the bitrate of the songs vary from 128 - 256.

    Correction on the cpu speed as it's a 2.6ghz Celeron.

    She has 512mb ram.
     
  6. sidefx

    sidefx OSNN Addict

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    She has installed the current audio driver on Dell's website for the Dimension 3000.