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Is there any good reason to use an Audigy 2 sound card anymore? – Ars Technica OpenForum

Uh, yeah- of course I do. It is unclear whether this works for all use cases e. No awful creative driver suite installed etc. I have an Audigy 2 Value under Windows 7 64bit. That and the noise issue. While those are possibilities in some cases, I think it could also be that some onboard sound simply sucks. Once reported, our staff will be notified and the comment will be reviewed. You need to be a member in order to leave a comment.

Apr 6, Posts: I know it was with me. While I agree that the stuff about flatness is silly, having hiss on some systems is perfectly reasonable, particularly if he tried headphones.


How satisfied are you with this reply? However, is there any good reason to use it over the “on sdm sound found on modern motherboards?

I’m telling you the problem doesn’t lie where you think it does. I compared the 2 extensively and I chose the Audigy in the end. Wed Apr 14, 4: Creative Labs Audigy 2″.

The card is physically smaller than other Audigy 2 cards. All I’ve been saying is that if a soundcard like an Audigy works for me why do others seemingly insist I change it to onboard in general as I’ve had this debate over other forums for years? To install the application Download the file onto your local hard disk.

This package supports the following driver models: Perhaps onboard sound quality has greatly improved to what I have now, and maybe throwing in a decent receiver might help but Im getting as much mileage out of this Audigy as I can.

Sign in with Twitter. The Audigy 2 ZS supports up to 7. Unable to run bit version of ASIO software. They are available on both Creative’s forums and his blog. Aside from possible faulty components, there’s really no reason to go with a dedicated sound card anymore unless you have a very high adm setup. To me the differences are large. For the record, this could very audiggy be the case.


Is there any good reason to use an Audigy 2 sound card anymore?

I dont like the sound of it. Unable to run bit version of ASIO software. Mindphaser Ars Tribunus Angusticlavius Registered: It is designed as an entry-level budget sound card. It’s flat, tinny, zero bass, frequent hiss. Now we’re talking onboard vs.

I’ve had computers make low volume audible hiss depending on what is on the display or if the mouse is moving, etc. Wed Apr 14, 7: