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Well I wont be doing any dealing or buying from them anymore for me or my customers.
    
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I am considering the Asus Xonar D2, but I have heard people putting it down because it only supports EAX2?
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I am confused. The post by Creative made it sound like he was using Creative software on non-Creative cards, which I can understand them having a problem with. But the responses make it sound like Creative is preventing use of their software on other cards that they produce, their distaste of which I can partially understand but don't necessarily agree with. Which is it?

Obviously it was a hoax regarding newegg, as well. That is something that can get someone in trouble...
Edited by stargate125645 - 5/30/08 at 6:37am
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They lied and said most features weren't available to the Audigy series due to a change in Vista's sound system. Dan_K produced some edited drivers that enabled the features Creative said wouldn't work. Creative gets pissed off and starts claiming stuff about IP. Dan_K gets a C&D.

That's pretty much it.
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Cool Matty has the right idea.

Most people are over exagerating this problem.

Think of it like graphics cards. Compare the 8800 GT and 8800GTS exact same thing but with some minor differences. the gt has as may sop's as the gts but the gt has them disabled for reasons known to nvidia. if u wanted to go and change the bios to unlock some features of that card, go right ahead. but nvidia will not support it.

basically what Dan did with creative products is the same thing. He wrote code that enabled features that creative did not want enabled.

creative in every right can tell him to stop.
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Originally Posted by danewfie View Post
Cool Matty has the right idea.

Most people are over exagerating this problem.

Think of it like graphics cards. Compare the 8800 GT and 8800GTS exact same thing but with some minor differences. the gt has as may sop's as the gts but the gt has them disabled for reasons known to nvidia. if u wanted to go and change the bios to unlock some features of that card, go right ahead. but nvidia will not support it.

basically what Dan did with creative products is the same thing. He wrote code that enabled features that creative did not want enabled.

creative in every right can tell him to stop.
Creative has those features listed on the box, and they are disabled. That is false advertisement.

They can tell him to stop, but they have to release their own drivers that unlock the features that they promised on the box and in the manual.

It has been a year (give or take) since vista came and those features are still disabled, its illegal for them to advertise things on the box and in the manual and not actually have them in vista. Espically when theres a Vista Ready Sticker right on the box as well.
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I am considering the Asus Xonar D2, but I have heard people putting it down because it only supports EAX2?
The Xonar D2X is now able to emulate EAX 5.0 effects with the latest driver update. Although why care so much about EAX support? Most developers are favouring OpenAL and dolby digital in new games.
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Can anyone find me dan_k drivers for the xfi xtreme gamer fatal1ty anywherE?
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