If you have a laptop with crappy sound try this

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  1. Lodis
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    SRS Labs Soundbox for the PC.

    This software improved my laptops sound a hell of a lot and was recommended by another user here so I tried it. I notice much better sound in gaming and it even solved the low audio issue I always had in GTA IV where music would be too low but other audio was ok.

    They have a 14 day demo and then it is $25 to buy.

    Download here
     
  2. Feels Good Man

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    I'll try this. I already have the IDT HD Sound thing and that worked pretty well. I'll see the difference
     
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    Okay, trying it right now. I like my old IDT one better so far
     
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    I'll try it out and see how it is, my laptops speakers are pretty bad (I use headphones for everything anyway though, so never saw it as a problem).

    Feels Good Man, got a link for that other one?
     
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    I tried this out. I don't have speakers but I use cruddy headphones and this is a good improvement! thanks for the heads up!

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    Dude, this helps out my music so much! Even flac!!
     
  6. Lodis
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    I think these might be the ones he mentioned. I am not sure what the requirements are though.

    Edit: It sounds like the IDT HD is laptop specific and I think it will only install on some HP and Dell models.
     
  7. Scorpei

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    Purely to enduldge, what is this piece of software? You have set of speakers in your laptop / headset and you're stuck with them together with the audio chipset you have (though that you could change via USB / *). You can't change the characteristics of those speakers so all this can really be I imagine is an equaliser.... 25 bucks for an equaliser seems quite a big bit of money if you ask me.
     
  8. Lodis
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    If the Equalizer actually works, improves sound issues in games and enhances your overall audio listening pleasure on your laptop then maybe it is worth it. Either way, there is a 14 day demo. I rarely bothered trying such software simply because I thought ''its just a bit of software so what could that possibly do about poor audio hardware on a laptop''

    I think I underestimated how well such software can work.