May 26, Posts: The next rig I build I will retire the card and I’ll move onto a receiver setup. Jun 17, Posts: Thats whats happening here. Views Read Edit View history. This package supports the following driver models:

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While I agree that the stuff about flatness is silly, having hiss on some systems is perfectly reasonable, particularly if he tried headphones.

Dec 4, Posts: To install the driver, do the following: However, the high-resolution audio was achieved by bypassing the DSP, being decoded directly by CA chip also known as “p16v” to take advantage of which Creative substituted CA for the old CA used in Audigy 1.

This download supports the following devices only: Its not a priority since everything else works great. I know around these parts that’s considered a crime, but I dont care A crime?

End of Service Life. If your motherboard is newer than 7 years old, none whatsoever. Mar 28, Posts: I can barely hear it through my speakers, but its definitely noticeable with headphones.

It came with a Firewire port and was introduced before the AS models. For more details, read the rest of this web release note. I’ve had computers make low volume audible hiss depending on what is on the display or if the mouse is moving, etc.


This is all subjective anyway, and I prefer the Audigy2 to onboard, others wont. It’s flat, tinny, zero bass, frequent hiss. There zudigy also a cardbus version of the ZS for use with notebook computers. I should also note the Audigy WDM drivers have nothing to do with it. The audio processor could mix up to 64 DirectSound3D sound channels in hardware, up from Live! Copyright — Creative Technology Ltd.

Mindphaser Ars Tribunus Angusticlavius Registered: Hell ou, when im installing drivers sdm Audigy there is a choice VXD or WMD, has anyone experience how is a difference, what is a better?

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

My new Mac Pro emits hum from my speakers. The product you have selected has been classified as ‘End of Service Life’.

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They’ll also probably start to question your judgement just a bit more then they would have otherwise. Jan 12, Posts: Archived from the original on aufigy MSFN is made available via donations, subscriptions and advertising revenue.

If it aint broke dont fix it, and I see no compelling reason why I should switch. It had nearly all of the capabilities of the PCI edition, aidigy in a far smaller form factor. This prevents use of the device in conjunction with a video camera as a webcamas standard webcam interfaces use DirectShow. The card is physically smaller than other Audigy 2 cards.