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Originally Posted by Kriegen View Post
Sound Blaster 16 back in the mid 90's
Thank you! What a bunch of kids on here lol! Mine was the SB 16 aswell baby!

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sound_Blaster_16
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post #12 of 39
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Creative Sound Blaster Audigy 2ZS



If I could have taken it out of my old Dell, I may have never upgraded to the Xonar DX.

Audigy 2ZS was an amazing card for it's day and made me appreciate the difference between on board and a sound card.
I have that exact card sitting in a old computer parts box right now. But it was far from my first sound card. Mine was some old sound blaster. Don't even know the name...
    
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Well, gotta start somewhere: a creative labs XtremeGamer X-Fi. Bought it on a whim in 2006; didn't really know what X-Fi was all about at the time except it was the latest out there (and got a good deal on it). I was completely blown away by what this card revealed over onboard. It sort of broke my heart when Vista/Win7 cut its legs off; its the only hardware to survive upgrade cycles into my latest build.
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My first sound card was an SB Live!. Simply amazing for it's time... until a thunder fell and fried my whole PC, an old Athlon K6-2 @ 450 MHz. The first (and last) AMD processor i've owned.
Edited by Starbomba - 5/13/11 at 12:19pm
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post #15 of 39
Sound Blaster 16. Since then I've had:

Audigy 2 ZS

XtremeGamer Fatal1ty

XtremeMusic
    
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post #16 of 39
Thread Starter 
nice work people
so now it`s the sound blaster 16 and my OPTi

come on OCN audiophiles we need to see more
    
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post #17 of 39
X-Fi Titanium, just got it a few days ago. Love it
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Xonar D2X. Got it 4 years ago (I think)
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post #19 of 39
Thread Starter 
Fatal1ty , Xtreme music , DX , D2X

young people here

since we are talking about sound card fossils , can some one tell us what is the very first market sound card ?
    
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Creative something. I still have the box and card in the basement somewhere.
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