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I just got these speakers and a new sound card and they work for the first 30 minutes or more the sound just stops, And my computer says everything is working properly.

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Hello, there, well, it is a real problem but if you got warranty, use it, go ahead and change for a new pair of Speakers, or check connections, and the mixer, if all is up, and nothing on mute.
hope you can fix that!

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I understood your problem...u cannt hear sound after listening for 30 min continuosly..so best way is listen songs for 28 min and shut down ur computer and again turn it on...thus can listen for 28 min more..do this as long as u wish to listen songs..
do remember,,,no gains,,no pains...

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