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Why does lower latency of audio devices translate to higher CPU consumption?

I'm wondering what the relation is between operating an audio device at a lower latency and it using more CPU power. Can you explain it to me?
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Audio not being consistently transmitted over HDMI from computer to TV since upgrade to Windows 10

I have an LG TV and a PC with a Geforce GT 220 graphics card connected via HDMI. While the PC was running Windows 8.1 it would transmit audio over the HDMI no problem. Since upgrading to Windows 10 it ...
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Sound through both headphones and HDMI monitor speakers?

Is there a way to get sound to come out both my monitor’s speakers and my headphones at the same time? OS: Windows 7 Home Premium Monitor: ASUS VE247H (Connected via HDMI) Headphones: Plugged ...
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Sound card doesn't work with Intel server motherboard

I am trying to add sound to a custom built workstation with an Intel S2600CW motherboard. This mainboard does not have any built-in sound (for security reasons?), so I added a SoundBlaster Audigy Rx ...
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Play music files on AV receiver via DLNA

I often use the android app "BubbleUPnP" to stream music from my mobile phone to my AV receiver. It can even start the receiver when it is in stand by mode, adjust the volume etc. How can I do these ...
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Audio Latency on Virtualbox Windows Guest on Linux Host

I am trying to run Cubase (music production system) inside a Virtualbox Windows Guest machine on a Linux Host. I have also installed the ASIO4All driver on the Windows Guest to reduce the latency. ...
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Windows 10 html5 audio volume level issue

I have upgraded my operating system from Win 8.1 to Win 10 few days ago and I have registered some audio level issues when I watch videos on YouTube. I set the pc's audio level to my comfort level, ...
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DELL XPS13 Sound Output Popup

My Dell XPS 13 won't play through my headphones, just the speakers. Before, when I inserted the headphones, a popup would appear asking me where I wanted the sound to go through. Stupidly I disabled ...
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Beats Audio equalizer does not work in HP laptop

I have an HP Envy Ultrabook 4 laptop (Model# 4-1161er) equipped with the Beats Audio system. Several days ago I detected that its equalizer does not work. After crawling the specialized HP support ...
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Moving foobar2000 to another drive (+ cant listen to previous music, + global hotkeys not working all the time)

I have foobar2000 as well as ALL of my music on I: drive. Now if I would simply copy all my music along with foobar to my C: drive, my music wouldnt be played as foobar2000 would read it ...
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Volume too loud

I am on volume 2 on my computer, rarely do I have to go above 10. This is too loud, going from 2 to 4 is too drastic of a change. Can I lower the volume by a factor of 10 or such?
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Windows makes white noise on headphone jack after startup until first system sound occurs

I have continous white noice on the headphone jack after Windows starts. It goes away after a quite loud bang in my headphones when the first system sound plays, for example when you connect a mouse ...
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Faint Beeping in earbuds? [on hold]

I recently noticed that if I turn up all volumes on all of my devices (I have a pair of external speakers hooked up and my earbuds plugged in to the speakers) I hear this faint beeping. It sound like ...
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YouTube fails to play or have sound in Chrome, but works in IE

YouTube stopped playing in Chrome. If a video does start, if you pause it, you can't restart it. Sound doesn't work. I disabled extensions. I've restarted Chrome. However, videos play with sound in ...
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My component plug in wrong voltage [on hold]

good day to all I have an ONKYO made in japan component 110volts,I accidentally plug into 220v,pls. give me an advice how to troubleshoot and what can i do this Thanks to all,Godbless
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Windows 10 audio resets to extremely high volume [duplicate]

I recently updated to Windows 10 (and downloaded the latest Realtek audio codec so the sound quality isn't terrible), but I notice that frequently the audio level will become extremely loud, while the ...
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Using SoX Bend to manipulate audio pitch

I want to change the frequency of an audio file dynamically. Meaning: part of the file should sound (say) one octave higher and the part lower (preferably using a sine function). How to do it? ...
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Streaming Desktop to My DLNA TV

I am trying to stream my desktop (Windows OS) so that my DLNA TV plays it. I managed to do it without sound using VLC (Desktop option). From what I have read, they are not planning on fixing the sound ...
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My laptop only plays through certain audio devices [duplicate]

When anything is plugged into the 3.5mm jack my speakers automatically disable (which is what I want) however: When plugged into my laptop my headset (cm storm 400 ceres) works. When plugged into my ...
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My headset works, but my earphones do not

When plugged into my laptop my headset (cm storm 400 ceres) works. When plugged into my laptop my earphones (apple earpods) do not work. When plugged into my iPod my earphones (the same earpods) do ...
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Splitting one stream 12 channel audio into separate mono channels?

I have a 12 channel QuickTime single audio stream which I am attempting to split into separate 12 audio streams in one output file. From MediaInfo my source audio configuration looks like the ...
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My headphones are working properly but my speakers are not

Im using Windows 7 Ultimate now and i have a problem with audio. My speakers are working but they don't make any sound on movies/songs/browser/game audio. I tried: Reinstalling driver Disabled ...
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Bluetooth speakers not working

I am trying to get audio to play through my Bluetooth speakers on a Windows 10 machine. I am using a USB Bluetooth adapter. I have downloaded the adapter software, I get the units to pair and ...
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Which audio codec is preferable to use for mp4 video?

I use standart codec for encoding and i don't like the quality of audio even if there is larger audio bitrate. ffmpeg -y -i input.avi -i watermark.png -filter_complex ...
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Audio rips on Windows 10 when PC is on wireless network

I have a PC that I built some years back. Like a champ, it ran Windows 7, 8, and 8.1. Then I upgraded to Windows 10. Immediately, I began experiencing ripped sound playback, regardless of sound ...
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Could not Right Click on taskbar icons and start menu could not open in windows 10

I installed windows 10 two days ago. First day, it worked fine, but now, when I right click on taskbar icons, or try to open start menu, or left click on Volume, Network or Time icon on right side of ...
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Project phone call to a Bluetooth speaker

I'm trying to have a phone call project over a Bluetooth speaker, more specifically a sound bar. Is it possible? I have tried connecting it, and to my knowledge, it is connected and music will work ...
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Computer audio via bluetooth to soundbar?

I was able to connect my laptop to my VIZIO S4251w. It shows up in my Bluetooth Devices list with a headset icon. However, as you can see from the properties window below it is not set up properly: ...
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Recording from pc speakers; headset speakers; and microphone simultaneously

I'm using Windows 7. While recording videos using Shadowplay (Recording gameplay basically) I can easily record the game sounds coming from the pc speakers and simultaneously record my own voice ...
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Sound only coming from 2 speakers (5.1 set up)

I have 5.1 surround sound speakers set up. When I use the 'test' in the sound configuration (Windows 10) all speakers make sounds at the correct time. However, when playing music, watching a film ...
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What is this chime sound that keeps playing at random intervals?

There is a chiming sound that plays at random intervals on my computer and I cannot figure out for the life of me where it is coming from. Anyone know the origin of this sound? edit: Apologies for ...
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Playing mp3 or ape on quodlibet on fedora throws “No gstreamer element found…” error

I installed quodlibet v3.4.1 via yum on an updated fc21 x86_64 running alsa. However, I get Playback Error No GStreamer element found to handle media format. Media format: APE tag demuxer. ...
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Microphone doesn't work in Windows 10

I've been on Insider Preview for a while, have installed RTM Windows 10 about a month ago and have reenrolled into the Insider program. Now on build 10525. For the past 4-5 builds including the RTM my ...
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My new extra bass bluetooth headphones are making odd noises

I recently got a new set of bluetooth headphones and they work fine with all my devices except my PC. I have a bluetooth chip I got for my PC but thats not the problem because the headphones are ...
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Windows desktop mic loud on skype but quiet on gotomeeting

I have a low-end CA desktop PC mic that sounds loud and clear (to the people on the other end) on Skype, but very quiet to the others on GoToMeeting. I have gone into Control Panel mic settings and ...
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How to make Handbrake save default audio settings?

I click on the "configure default..." button in the audio tab, I set it to the codec/bitrate that I prefer. However, if I close and re-open Handbrake, these defaults are gone. If I open another file ...
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How can I give more power to usb devices connected to my laptop?

I am getting a USB audio interface with mic preamplifier and I am worried if my laptop will be enough to power it (or if it won't get damaged by by the device).Is there a thing I could connect between ...
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Sound Blaster 16 generating static after capacitor replacement [on hold]

I recently found an old Sound Blaster 16 (model CT2960) in my garage and started messing around with it. It was working perfectly, and a few weeks ago I took it out to try another ISA card. It's a ...
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Sound lost after running CCleaner

After running CCleaner, I've a very strangle problem with my audio device : If I start the computer with the headphone's jack plugged in, I'll only have sound with the head phone, the laptop's ...
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Is there a way to pair my PC with 2 bluetooth headphones?

Is there a way to pair my PC with 2 bluetooth headphones? Can anyone list the type of usb bluetooth dongle I would need and type of headphones to do this? Ideally I just want to have one bluetooth ...
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dts channel mixer macos

In all DTS based files i play, i have the classical problem of voice volume being too low and explosions too loud. I do not like to " ride the volume ". Hardware is : - Audigy 2zs pci card + kx ...
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Windows 10 - not recognising headphones

I recently updated to windows 10 and have now noticed that when I place my headphones into the jack my laptop still plays sound on the speakers, I had this problem back when I updated to windows 8 (I ...
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on Windows 10, volume mixer show my service name is “Name not available”

I wrote a background service to play audio. After starting this service, I open volume mixer, and it shows my service is "Name not available", but if I use the old volume mixer (steps like this ...
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Video playback is very slow over HDMI after windows 10 upgrade

I have upgraded my laptop to windows 10 from win 8.1 It's a Dell M3800 Pecision 64 bit Prior to the upgrade I could plug a hdmi cable into it and attach it to my TV to watch Netflix, Iplayer etc ...
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How to use default Windows driver for sound card? - Windows 10 auto-update

I recently upgraded from Windows 8.1 to 10. In 8.1 I used default system driver for sound card in my Toshiba Portege Z30 (it has different settings for headphones/speakers) But Windows 10 always ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - VLC doesn't show track details in system sound menu/indicator

VLC isn't showing details about the current track in the system sound menu/indicator as seen here: http://s30.postimg.org/k8u7djxo1/Screenshot_from_2015_08_19_21_21_55.png I can still control VLC ...
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How to mute application that does not appears in Linux volume manager?

I've downloaded gitter application but I cannot find the option for muting the sound for all rooms. So I've decided to mute application using OS features instead of particular application. The problem ...
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Having trouble in Windows 10 with 5.1 sound Sound Blaster Recon3d

I did a clean install of Windows 10 this week, and noticed that none of my sounds were working. I noticed that if I change the sound from "5.1 Surround" to "Stereo" I get sound, but only from 2 of 5 ...
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Replacing ALL audio streams of a video in ffmpeg but keep meta

I already found this link but the answer doesn't really say much about replacing more than one audio track. I quite don't understand the -map things he does in there and I would just like to replace 5 ...
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Windows 8.1, volume in center of screen

I finally updated to 8.1 and now whenever I adjust my computer's volume, a volume slider appears in the center of the screen. This is in addition to the normal volume slider that appears in the upper ...