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post #3351 of 4720
Can someone help with the extremely slow sound blaster Z control panel?

I am on Win8.1 x64. It takes forever until this comes up. I already disabled Realtek and disabled Nvidia HDMI sound etc..it's still very slow. Using latest drivers from creative site. I really HATE this card. Sound output is not that better than my Realtek ALC 1150, mc input is shiate and drivers are horrible. Waste of money.
post #3352 of 4720
Pretty much a waste yeah, from what i gather if youre on win 8.1 its best running without drivers

I fell into the same trap thinking about the old creative 24-bit live! days

only reason im using the Z over my DX is because i cant be bothered to use a floppy cable to the DX for the power
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Pretty much a waste yeah, from what i gather if youre on win 8.1 its best running without drivers

I fell into the same trap thinking about the old creative 24-bit live! days

only reason im using the Z over my DX is because i cant be bothered to use a floppy cable to the DX for the power

I hope this doesn't hold true for W10 as well.
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I hope this doesn't hold true for W10 as well.

I dont see why it wouldent, honestly, if youre on the fence about buying the creative cards, please save yourself the money and dont.

Unless you want to buy a used one, then you can buy mine! biggrin.gif
post #3355 of 4720
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I dont see why it wouldent, honestly, if youre on the fence about buying the creative cards, please save yourself the money and dont.

Unless you want to buy a used one, then you can buy mine! biggrin.gif

I'm not on the fence. I have one and I love my Z. I'm just on W7.
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Can someone help with the extremely slow sound blaster Z control panel?

I am on Win8.1 x64. It takes forever until this comes up. I already disabled Realtek and disabled Nvidia HDMI sound etc..it's still very slow. Using latest drivers from creative site. I really HATE this card. Sound output is not that better than my Realtek ALC 1150, mc input is shiate and drivers are horrible. Waste of money.

On Windows 8.1, no issues here.
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I dont see why it wouldent, honestly, if youre on the fence about buying the creative cards, please save yourself the money and dont.

Unless you want to buy a used one, then you can buy mine! biggrin.gif

I'm not on the fence. I have one and I love my Z. I'm just on W7.

I'm on 8.1 and had it on 8.0 before as well, no issues.
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On Windows 8.1, no issues here.

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I'm on 8.1 and had it on 8.0 before as well, no issues.

Its settled. User error strikes again!tongue.gif
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post #3359 of 4720
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Its settled. User error strikes again!tongue.gif

To be fair, three people don't represent an entire customer base. There are thousands, if not more different hardware and software configurations on the market, so some people do, in fact, encounter bugs that aren't there for other people. Besides, Creative's driver support is historically, and very plainly, terrible. I'd be willing to bet my ZXR that W10's driver will again be announced on a mini-site, come half a year late, and be the same W7 driver renamed a third(?) time. I've said this before but I truly don't believe Creative employ a software team. They probably have some volunteer trainees do some shoddy coding for free every now and again thumb.gif

Hey, who says I'm bitter? tongue.gif
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Damn, that's low compared to me aha.. What model do you have for SB ofc.

how this low ?? cant hear anything useful. Berdynamic Dt990 600 ohms
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