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  1. #1
    New ROGer Array
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    Aug 2012

    Xonar Phoebus not starting on initial boot.

    I bought a Xonar Phoebus sound card recently, and I have had to install it on the bottom PCIe x16 slot due to there being no where else I can fit it with the gigantic GTX670 phantom on the top slot in the way (Asrock z68 Extreme3 Gen3).

    The problem I am facing now is that on initial startup of my PC my sound card doesn't turn on/isn't detected by Window 7 at all, but after restarting the pc through the OS it will click on and start running.

    I bought all this stuff recently so I'm hoping it's not faulty hardware..

    Anyone have a suggestion on how to fix this?

  2. #2
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    Sep 2012

    I have this problem too actually. I'm just hoping the driver update is not too far off

  3. #3
    Tech Marketing Manager HQ Array Raja@ASUS's Avatar
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    Apr 2011

    Fill out a bug report form and send it to the email address shown in the bug report form sticky thread.

    Make sure you are running a fresh install of the operating system. It is up to Windows 7 to load drivers for the device so it sounds like you guys have some kind of conflict.

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    ROG Member Array saec407 PC Specs
    saec407 PC Specs
    MotherboardASUS Z170-A
    Memory (part number)Crucial Ballistix Sport LT 2400 16GB
    Graphics Card #1MSI GTX 980TI Gaming
    Sound CardX-FI Xtremegamer, Phoebus, STX in HTPC
    MonitorASUS VG278H
    Storage #1Samsung MZHPV128
    Storage #2Kingston SH103.240x3 RAID0, SH103.480
    CPU CoolerCorsair H100i
    CaseCM HAF-X
    Power SupplySeasonic Platinum 1000W
    Keyboard Gigabyte Aivia Osmium
    Mouse SS Sensei
    Headset ASUS Orion, Sennheiser HD 598
    Mouse Pad SS S&S
    OS W10 x64
    Network RouterASUS RT-AC68U
    Accessory #1 ASUS PCE-AC68

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    Jul 2012

    ASUS Sabertooth X58, Windows 7 SP1 x64

    PCIEX16_3 (x4), drivers or : sometimes not detected at cold boot
    PCIEX1_2 (x1), drivers : sometimes not detected at cold boot
    PCIEX1_2 (x1), drivers : OK - Edit : sometimes not detected at cold boot
    Last edited by saec407; 09-24-2012 at 05:31 PM.

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