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post #1 of 14
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Hello!
I wanted to buy either X-Fi Extreme Audio or Xonar DS, but i found an old working Live 5.1 card, is it better than the current onboard Realteks?
And is there a solution for Win7 drivers?
Edited by Akusho - 6/19/11 at 11:43am
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post #2 of 14
Yeah daniel K drivers should work> http://forums.creative.com/t5/Sound-...010/m-p/556016

I use his drivers for my Audigy 2 ZS with Windows 7 64.
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post #3 of 14
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"WARNING: The included driver supports up to 2Gb of RAM on Windows 7 / Vista
In case more memory is installed, you will experience sound issues and your system will crash randomly."

Edited by Akusho - 6/19/11 at 11:37am
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post #4 of 14
Didnt see that. I use his driver for my ZS and it works great, and as far as I know he is the only person making drivers for old Creative cards so if he could not get it to work with more then 2gb of ram then there is no driver that will work and you might as well get a X-Fi or Xonar card.
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post #5 of 14
I could swear i had an SB Live! 24 Bit and Windows Update found a driver for me
     
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post #6 of 14
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Really? I guess i should try.
Anyways, thanks, Lee79, for the driver link, I'll look into it.
Just in case, another question: What's better - X-Fi Extreme Audio or Xonar DS?
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post #9 of 14
Try the drivers in my last post thats a 24bit card so should work ok.
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post #10 of 14
frankly i dont like using the modded drivers , you may encounter issues with 64bit
Answering your qustion its the DS
Even that we dont recommend it @OCN we tend to recommend the DG
    
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