Closed Advice on what's needed to enhance my audio situation. Tags: Sound Cards Headsets Microphone Audio Components Last response: February 4, 2013 11:19 PM in Components Share marcustheadore February 2, 2013 12:53:38 PM My headset is too quiet, even all volumes on max. Do I need an amp or something? A sound card? Better headphones? I have 200$. What would you recommend? Here's my current setup: MSI H77MA-G43 Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard Audio • Chipset integrated by Realtek® ALC892 - Flexible 8-channel audio with jack sensing - Compliant with Azalia 1.0 Spec TekNmotion TM-YB100A 3.5mm Connector Circumaural Black Yapster Universal Gaming Headset Headphone: Headphone Frequency Response 20Hz–20KHz Headphone Input Impedance 32ohm +/- 15 Headphone Sensitivity 100dB +/- 3dB Connector 3.5mm Ear Coupling Circumaural Cord Length 2.2m Microphone: Microphone Frequency Response 30Hz-16KHz Microphone Sensitivity -59dB+/-3dB More about : advice needed enhance audio situation coolitic February 3, 2013 6:52:58 PM How old is the motherboard? If it's 1 year old or less, I doubt it's a sound card issue. It is either driver or headset issue. Score 0 iceclock February 3, 2013 11:04:07 PM a better sound-card and speakers. budget and country of origin? Score 0 Related resources cheezy wiring situation...what would happen to the audio? - Forum Need some advice on cell phone situation - Forum Need help with a "Whats best" Situation - Forum Need Advice: Is More VRAM Worthwhile In My Situation? - Forum h100i vs h105? what should i get + setup advice needed. - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer marcustheadore February 4, 2013 4:14:14 AM 200$ USA Score 0 iceclock February 4, 2013 10:23:08 AM full system specs Score 0 Mahisse February 4, 2013 10:26:52 AM Is it all the time your volume is too low or is it in some games? Score 0 marcustheadore February 4, 2013 12:13:25 PM Using the headphones the audio is always low. My speakers play beautifully. Using a little 2.1 Logitech kit I got highly rated as "budget" from newegg.com. Score 0 Best solution iceclock February 4, 2013 8:03:36 PM http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1682... should do the trick. Share marcustheadore February 4, 2013 9:07:59 PM Oh wow! That looks perfect! This way I won't require new headphones for a while! Will it even add quality to my audio and gaming over the 2.1 Logitech speaker set? Score 0 iceclock February 4, 2013 10:00:28 PM yes. its one of the best sound-cards for the price. i own one of the same series. Score 0 marcustheadore February 4, 2013 10:16:26 PM You are a Godsend, thank you dearly. CASE CLOSED Score 0 marcustheadore February 4, 2013 10:16:33 PM Best answer selected by marcustheadore. Score 0 iceclock February 4, 2013 10:22:56 PM cheers dude enjoy one of the best cards u can buy for da money Score 0 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedLooking into grabbing a new audio/mic solution Need some advice! Forum Need advice on sticky RAID 5 situation Forum VoIP, WLAN and LAN situation in home network. Need help/input/advices! Forum SolvedGaming WAN, advice needed on what to use Forum SolvedI need advice on building a audio and video editing workstation to record music, create music CDs, CD labels, and to create Forum Situation is "Crucial" - need memory advice Forum SolvedWhat can I do to improve gaming performance? Upgrade advice needed. Forum SolvedCompressed air for cleaning...need advice on what to buy! Forum SolvedNeed help/advice for connecting PC soundcard to Reciever for 5.1 audio playback for movies. Forum SolvedNeed advice on what to get for a new monitor Forum SolvedNeed advice on what to upgrade. Forum SolvedWhat audio cables do I need for PC? Forum SolvedNeed advice on what to upgrade Forum SolvedI need advice on what laptop to purchase Forum SolvedWhat cable would I need for audio output to two monitors Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !