|CD/DVD tweak guide
Updated on October 21, 2000 by Thomas
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settings (click on More
Controls in non-hardware assisted cases how the multiple
buffering of decoder surfaces is handled. Select Soft
De-interlace for the best quality if you meet the
400Mhz+ CPU & 4MB+ graphics card requirement.
Similar to the above setting, select your video if
shown, e.g. Voodoo3 owners should select Bottom of the
Select Normal. The default is Compressed
& does not yield the best quality sound.
Leave it at the Default setting, which is Filter
#5. Changing to a lower setting will free up some
resources but reduce sound quality.
AC3 SP/DIF audio type Leave it at the
default value 0.
SP/DIF out mode
Select the use of any SP/DIF module. Select your
soundcard if applicable or choose Disabled.
Audio Range Compensation
- Selects dynamic ranges in Dolby Digital (AC-3) decoding.
Setting both sliders to 0 will give the best quality
Keeps the average dialog level of an audio stream at a
constant dB level when checked.
Untick this setting unless you experience
image tearing or flickering. This may fix it.
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If you have an i740 card tick this, otherwise untick
Tick this for smoother playback.
If you have a G400 tick it, otherwise untick
Tick this to enable 3d audio. Untick to
Used with high quality speakers this will give a more
dynamic sound. On low quality speakers it could
- Selecting this provides support for Pro-Logic amplifiers. Untick
this if you have no Pro-Logic decoder.
Tick it to enable SP/DIF output. Untick to
other available settings may be required by some
cards for correct playback. If unsure & playback if ok
leave them at their default setting, unticked.
select Apply to apply the changes you have made.
playing DVDs you should have no other programs running in
the background for optimal performance.
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