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why wont bf2 let me use ultra high sound

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Hi, jus been playing about with the sound settings and it wont allow me to select my sound card as the audio renderer. I have to choose software or hardware. When i select audigy 2 zs it says there was an incompatibility.

High sounds amazing. I just wanted to hear the effects on ultra high.

Is it because i havnt got an xfi with the latest eax?

I think my card supports eax 4 with the latest drivers.
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You have to have an X-Fi.
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ok cheers. What is the reason for this? Is it because my card isnt fast enought or because it doesnt have the latest eax?
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I have an x-fi and it will only work with an x-fi that is why it is only able to be selected in the x-fi mode.
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ok cheers. What is the reason for this? Is it because my card isnt fast enought or because it doesnt have the latest eax?
Probably because Creative wants you to buy an X-Fi. lol I'm pretty sure most games now-a-days only support up to EAX 3.0, but the X-Fi is a mighty powerful card. So that might be why, you can still run in Hardware mode and on High and it still sounds great.
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post #6 of 22
The XF-I has a different audio processor on it...this is most likely why. However yes for this you need to have X-fi hardware.
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Just a slight off/on topic, what level should i put for hardware sound when using my Audigy 1?
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Just a slight off/on topic, what level should i put for hardware sound when using my Audigy 1?
Low/Software. From what I know there is little to no hardware accleration on that card.
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Pooey lol, looks like i need a new GFX and Soundcard lols

Actually new PC

BF2 Anyone?
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Pooey lol, looks like i need a new GFX and Soundcard lols

Actually new PC

BF2 Anyone?
The X-fi is pretty cheap these days...check ebay aswel
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