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    Mechagnome Dvorjak's Avatar
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    Should I use "Hardware" for my sound option?

    Or should I leave it unchecked? Which is the greater performance hit?

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    Unless you're running Windows XP it's not going to do anything anymore. Hardware sound channels were dumped in Windows Vista. You can run the 32-bit client in XP compatibility mode but you'll likely suffer a performance hit which far outweighs any gain you would see from using EAX.

    It's a legacy setting from the old days that doesn't really apply to modern computers.
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    I don't know. I have it turned on, but I don't think it does anything. It probably is a legacy setting like said previously.

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