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Realtek USB Audio, is this right!?

Level 7

System specs:

Motherboard: ROG Strix Z790-A Gaming

BIOS: 1501


Both is Device Manager and my default playback device, I have a Realtek USB Audio.  This board is listed as having a SupremeFX ALC4080 CODEC +, Savitech SV3H712 AMP. 

Am I missing something? Should my playback audio device be the Realtek USB Audio?

I originally installed the Audio driver from the ASUS website, but Sonic Studio 3 did not install.  However, after I installed Armory Crate, I saw that an updated audio driver was listed.  After I installed the audio driver from Armory Crate, Sonic Stage 3 installed and also Sonic Suite Companion which runs in the system tray.  Sonic Studio only worked once and then started to give the below error.

I have since uninstalled Armory Crate (it was creating problems).  Therefore, how I reinstall Sonic Studio 3?

I just noticed something interesting with the two audio drivers for download on the ASUS website:

Realtek USB Audio.jpg


Sonic Studio 3 Error:

Sonic Studio Error.jpg

System specifications:
Motherboard: Maximus X Hero
BIOS Version
: 1401
OS: WIN 10 64 Bit
CPU: i7-8700K @3.7GHz
CPU Cooler: Corsair H100i Water Cooler
G.SKILL TridentZ RGB Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4 3200 (PC4 25600)
Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1080TI
SSD: Samsung 970 PRO M.2 (2280) 512GB &
Intel 335 Series 240GB (secondary drive)
Power Supply: Cooler Master Silent Pro 1000W
Hard Drives: WD 700GB & WD 300GB SATA
Optical Drives: 1 Asus Blu-Ray Drive & 1 DVD/RW Drive