Both the Z490 and Z590 boards have the Supreme FX Audio CODEC S1220A. The prime board calls it the Crystal Sound 3. It's still the same basic Realtek audio chip. My issue is the drivers supplied and the downloadable drivers do not support room correction. I use all 6 audio plugs for 7.1 audio. All ASUS boards I've used all the way back to the Z390 have the same problems. Plus, my latest issue is there seems to be no way to set the LFE crossover frequency. I just don't understand why the drivers don't have these basic features and require such a complicated procedure to install the correct drivers.
Why do all my modern ASUS motherboards with Realtek Audio not work? The Armory crate basically installs broken drivers.
As much as I struggle, I have to thank MoKiChU for dedication to providing working drivers but OMG. Every flippin time I come to this or any modern ASUS I have ever worked with in the past 5 years, why doesn't the audio work?
This particular Z490-E has audio issues now, again! I just fixed the stupid thing last week and I've booted the PC only 3 times since then. Every 3 or 4 months the Realtek audio console stops working. Windows seems to forget I have 7.1 or 5.1 speakers and is stuck in stereo. Another ASUS Z390 has the same problems. Yet another ASUS Z690 has the same issues. This is really quite annoying and is becoming a joke of monumental proportions.
Why does my Realtek audio control work one day and the next show Can not connect to RPC service?
Why does the audio correction not work by default from the armory crate?
Why does the audio correction constantly reset to stereo?
Same here men, just get a DAC and 0 worries