Dolby Atmos (Spatial sound) in Windows 10 Creators Update

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  1. Rynaus

    Rynaus Notebook Consultant

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    Anyone got this working with analog headphones plugged-in ? I noticed that it works if I uninstall the Realtek HD Audio drivers. However, I found it impossible to completely remove the Realtek audio drivers. Even after force deleting the driver files, Windows still installs the Realtek drivers upon reboot.

    P.S.: I use my high-res analog headphones only for music with my own EQ settings so I don't care about this new feature. For movies, I anyways use my wireless HDMI headset. I'm just curious, that's all ;)

    @Phoenix @Papusan @Galm @bloodhawk @John@OBSIDIAN-PC

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  2. Papusan

    Papusan BGABOOK's = That sucks!! STAHP! Dont buy FILTH...

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    Maybe you can delete the driver completely with this tool Manage Windows Drivers with Driver Store Explorer[RAPR]. I haven't used the tool but read the posts-links regarding how you use it and where you can get it.
     
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  3. bloodhawk

    bloodhawk Derailer of threads.

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    Saw that, but havent tried it yet. I have a feeling that needs compatible headphones/hardware.
     
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  4. Rynaus

    Rynaus Notebook Consultant

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    Afaik, any headset should work as it is just a software solution. As I said above, I got it to work without the Realtek audio drivers, but as soon as Windows installs the Realtek drivers it does not work anymore. I will try what Papusan suggested to see if I can completely remove the drivers.
     
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    bloodhawk Derailer of threads.

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    Hmm, i can enable it without issues on my Desktop using Micca Origen+ / Dragonfly Red / Centrance DacPort HD. Dont think it is doing anything though :S
     
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  6. Galm

    Galm "Stand By, We're Analyzing The Situation!"

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    Lol I was gonna say, a true audiophile would hate virtual surround in my experience.

    Sorry though, haven't messed around with it, haven't seen the need.
     
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  7. Starlight5

    Starlight5 I'm a cat. What else is there to say, really?

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    @Rynaus roll back instead of uninstalling Realtek drivers. I use default Windows audio drivers on all machines because only them allow different sound levels for 3.5mm out and laptop speakers, unlike Realtek/Conexant/etc. useless junk.
     
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    j95 Notebook Deity

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    Here you go Realtek_HDA_v6.0.1.8105, incl. DDL, DTS & DHT
     
  9. x7007

    x7007 Notebook Guru

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    So anyone tried the Atmos ?

    I'm liking it so far and I've tried

    Creative X-FI CMSS3D virtual surround
    Asus Xonar Phoebus Dolby Surround , Xear Surround
    Creative ZXR SBX virtual surround
    Currently Asus Strix DLX Raid virtual Surround was pretty much the best , but now when we have Atmos I need it's better, the issue is it's only 16bit 48 Khz while the Asus is 24bit 48-96 Khz , and many movies can have 24 bit support . so it does effect the quality.

    But still testing it, I might buy it after the trial of 30 days.

    Using Beyerdynamic DT990 Premium 600 Ohms Studio headphones .

    Still need more games to test the Atmos
     

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