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About TheAgnda

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    Member
  • Birthday 1994-12-16

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Profile Information

  • Gender
    Male
  • Location
    Utah
  • Interests
    Tech, games, music.
  • Occupation
    Analyst / IT

System

  • CPU
    7900X @ 4.8Ghz & 6800k @ 4.2Ghz
  • Motherboard
    Asus Tuf Mark 1 X299 & ASUS X99-E
  • RAM
    TridentZ DDR4 (8x8GB) & GeIL EVO DDR4 (2x16GB)
  • GPU
    NVIDIA GTX 1080 & NVIDIA GTX 1080
  • Case
    Corsair 900D & Corsair 270R
  • Storage
    1x600p PCIe M.2 1TB, 1xEX920 PCIe M.2 1TB, 2xWD Black 7200RPM 2TB & 1x600p PCIe M.2 1TB
  • PSU
    Corsair HX1000i & EVGA 850 B3
  • Display(s)
    1xAsus XG35VQ, 1xLG 65UH6030, 1xAsus VH242H, 1xHP 22cwa & 1xAsus VH242H, 1xAsus VC39H
  • Cooling
    Full Room Water Cooing (1xEKWB X3 400, 1xPhobya Balancer 250, 1xReservoir Phobya 150, 3xKoolance PMP-500, 4xEKWB SE560, 16x140mm Fans, 2x SilverStone Fan Hub, 1xEVGA 450 B3)
  • Keyboard
    Logitech G910 & Logitech K780
  • Mouse
    Logitech G903 & MX Master 2s
  • Sound
    1xRME HDSPe, 1xRME Fireface UC, 1xMackie PROFX12, 2xYamaha HS5, 1xYamaha HS8S
  • Operating System
    Windows 10
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  1. need extra audio ports

    If you aren't looking to hook up an XLR mic or anything and just want to use earbuds something like this will likely suffice: https://www.amazon.com/Plugable-Headphone-Microphone-Aluminum-Compatibility/dp/B00NMXY2MO/ref=sr_1_8?ie=UTF8&qid=1533940720&sr=8-8&keywords=usb+sound
  2. 8+cm Mic stand?

    You'll either have to modify an existing clamp or get an arm that supports an insert like the PSA1: https://www.amazon.com/RODE-Swivel-Mount-Studio-Microphone/dp/B001D7UYBO/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1533919588&sr=8-1&keywords=psa1 You'd need to do something like this with the Alex desk:
  3. Sound Card USB problem!

    You could use an active extension to retain signal strength, and a powered powered USB hub to retain power: https://www.amazon.com/Tripp-Lite-Hi-Speed-Extension-U026-016/dp/B0002D6QJO/ref=sr_1_sc_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1533849858&sr=8-3-spell&keywords=usb+active+repeater+exstension https://www.amazon.com/Sabrent-Individual-Switches-included-HB-UMP3/dp/B00TPMEOYM/ref=sr_1_5?ie=UTF8&qid=1533850292&sr=8-5&keywords=usb+3.0+powered+hub The cable alone may work, but you really want to make sure you're providing enough power to the card.
  4. HELP - Blue Yeti Microphone not getting picked up.

    Are your levels in check? Control Panel > Hardware and Sound > Sound > Recording > Properties > Levels:
  5. Hiss (AT2020 XLR)

    I am not surprised you're experiencing poor mic quality and noise running an AT2020 through your onboard mic input. It could be the pre-amp too, but I presume it is a combination of both. Could you link me the "phantom power supply" you are using? I am very confident that even a lower end USB audio interface will greatly alleviate or even completely eliminate your issues: https://www.amazon.com/Behringer-UM2-BEHRINGER-U-PHORIA/dp/B00EK1OTZC/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1533848819&sr=8-1&keywords=um2
  6. SM7B + Audio Mixer and Cloudlifter

    I've never had a good experience with an inline low pass or high pass barrel filter but the CL-1 works as advertised. Shure themselves cites the CL-1 as "useful" in conjunction with lower gain interfaces and the SM7B in their FAQs: Even on my Fireface UC, which is pretty dang high end, I experience more promising results with the CL-1 in-between a gain hungry dynamic microphone and the interface.
  7. Hiss (AT2020 XLR)

    I'm a bit confused as to what you have the AT2020 plugged into exactly, could you please elaborate? You must have a mixer, pre-amp, or interface between the mic and the computer.
  8. Yamaha MG10XU

    I definitely think you need a 9 series NVIDIA GPU or up to encode what you're trying to, even my 7900X can't handle 3440x1440 @ 100FPS encoding.
  9. SM7B + Audio Mixer and Cloudlifter

    Do you already own the SM7B? The reason I wasn't factoring in the total shipping cost is because it would be shared between the items as far as I know. SM7B + Scarlett Solo + shipping = 475 SM7B + AG03 + Shipping = 493 Definitely more of a decision if you already own a SM7B, if you weren't planning on using the AG03's features at all that's 40% savings. Although I still think you'll have a worse noise floor with the Solo.
  10. SM7B + Audio Mixer and Cloudlifter

    You will see many forum posts suggesting use of EQ with the SM7B, it doesn't work best with everyone's voices flat. But even without thinking about that, the AG03 is only $103 on Thomann brand new, if you bought the SM7B and the Scarlett Solo on Thomann (which is still cheaper than amazon) you'd only save $18. The AG03 is the clear winner in functionality, it also has a much better noise floor than the Scarlet 2i2 which I owned for 4+ years before upgrading to my Fireface UC. Well worth the extra $18 IMO, of course in the end the choice is yours.
  11. SM7B + Audio Mixer and Cloudlifter

    My go to mixer when people want me to setup their audio is the AG03, every other mixer below it in price is basically hot garbage. Gives you a lot of control over your audio especially if you have multiple PCs or want console audio through your headphones. The USB input switch allows you to send only the mic in through USB, all inputs, or all inputs + USB loopback, very useful. That being said it doesn't have the most powerful mic gain, I think it's something like 46dB, Shure recommends mixers with 60dB at the least for the SM7B. Personally I believe the AG03 + the SM7B and a CL-1 is a great option. Thomann is a great place to pick up brand new equipment for cheap, you can save around $60 (with sipping) on the AG06 + SM7B, however the CL-1 is surprisingly cheaper on amazon: https://www.thomannmusic.com/shure_sm_7b_studiomikro.htm https://www.thomannmusic.com/yamaha_ag03.htm https://www.amazon.com/Cloud-Microphones-CL-1-Cloudlifter-1-channel/dp/B004MQSV04/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1533760022&sr=8-2&keywords=smb7
  12. Yamaha MG10XU

    What do you have in terms of hardware in the second PC? You won't be encoding that high of FPS without GPU encoding.
  13. Polaris owners (display port issues)

    Like @Stefan Payne suggested, I would try a different cable, I've gone through several brands with many issues and eventually landed on these: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07F85RQD2/ref=oh_aui_search_detailpage?ie=UTF8&th=1 Never had issues since.
  14. Polaris owners (display port issues)

    My monitor does freesync via HDMI, but that's besides the point. Only have one monitor connected?
  15. HDPLEX 400W External Power Brick

    HDPLEX's 400W AC/DC would give you enough power too: https://www.hdplex.com/hdplex-internal-400w-ac-dc-adapter-with-active-pfc-and-19vdc-output.html You could mount it to the desk outside of the case or use it as if it were a standard brick like the dell, more than enough power. This will work fine for a 7700: https://www.amazon.com/Noctua-Low-Profile-Cooler-Retail-Cooling/dp/B009VCAJ7W/ref=sr_1_14?ie=UTF8&qid=1533597091&sr=8-14&keywords=low+profile+cpu+cooler
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