Windows 11 Gaming PC Asus z690 MB 32 MB ram, i912900KF 16 Cores
Hi all, My Roon Core is also my day to day PC. I know that’s not ideal but it’s worked out so far. I have questions about setup when I"m playing through attached powered speakers, sometimes headphones, both out of the standard 3.5mm audio jacks. My questions are about the Roon audio settings AND the Windows sound settings.
Roon audio setting is grayed out below This PC as “system output”–audio will play out the default device. Everything else is disabled. There are TWO Realtek Audio WASAPI options and one Realtek audio ASIO option, and some external devices I’m not using to play this through (Apple TV, etc). Is there any benefit to enabling any of the Realtek options (or Nvidia HD audio) and why are there two Realtek WASAPI options? It’s confusing what one would do on its own, much less one over the other.
Roon/Qobuz is often playing hi res files. My Windows sound settings under “speakers” (default Realtek audio device)is 24bit/48000hz. Does that mean the hi res files from Roon are being capped at the lower rate? Should I change that setting? And if so what will that do to lower res files from Roon and other applications.
Sorry for the complicated question – I Googled to find this explained and couldn’t come up with anything.
Thanks for any help!