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post #1031 of 1091
I think it is called people don't want to let it go.

Now if Intel did this I suppose it will be different.
post #1032 of 1091
lol no need to be smashing your soundcards people, your only doing yourselves out of money..
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post #1033 of 1091
Time for me to be happy I have onboard.
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lol no need to be smashing your soundcards people, your only doing yourselves out of money..
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Time for me to be happy I have onboard.
Yup, onboard never sounded so sweet...
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I think it is called people don't want to let it go.

Now if Intel did this I suppose it will be different.
I doubt you need driver support for a processor though .

Yeah, onboard is pretty good right now.
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post #1037 of 1091
I'm still using mine never had any issues with it, I damn well don't agree with what Creative are doing. But I have no other 5.1 solution available to me atm. As my the onboard sound isn't 5.1 on the P5N-E SLi, I have to use a lil converter from Logitech with the onboard card.
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post #1038 of 1091
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I doubt you need driver support for a processor though .

Yeah, onboard is pretty good right now.
Well I mean if Intel released a buggy CPU much worse then used to be AMD problem.
post #1039 of 1091
The more I read the more disturbing this "debate" seems to get.

Does anyone here understand how a licensing agreement works? Creative sells different versions of these cards with different features. The hardware may be the same across all of them, but depending on which version you buy, they turn on or off certain features. Some of those features, like DD and DTS decoding, or DD Live, etc. require Creative to pay a licensing fee to other companies for every card they sell with that feature enabled.

If some guy on the Internet starts giving (or selling) everyone the ability to do whatever they want on any of their cards, he is stealing from Creative, and from their licensing partners. He isn't a hero, he's a thief. He will be lucky if Creative doesn't sue him now that he's essentially unlocked the keys to their IP and made it available for everyone. Their legal team could hold him responsible for any resulting millions in losses because of the reaction.

All this feigned "outrage" is pointless.
post #1040 of 1091
Is this goddamn topic still going on?

It was fun for a while... now I'm getting sick of it.

To summarise everything:

1. Creative messed up, but they will not "go under".
2. Hopefully they will learn from their mistakes.
3. People who have been smashing their hardware are dumb
4. People who are defending Creative are equally dumb

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