The lawsuit was simply the final nail in the coffin, the company was simply a reincarnation of an already bankrupt company fighting an uphill battle against a well entrenched competitor. There’s no compelling reason to go out and spend good money on something with such a high cost to benefit ratio. All I want is sound coming from the rear, and without a SoundBlaster card I can’t get that in many games, that’s why I got it. With an Eax card, it wasnt crisp, you didnt hear teh tap of boots on floor and jingle of the armour, you heard things down a long carpetted tunnel. I was hoping I wasn’t the only one out there still using this chipset.

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It vortex 2 au8830 ua8830 in Vista, but vortex 2 au8830 onboard audio does, so I’m fine with that. HL was the killer app for that – nForce Audio: Wed Feb 07, 8: How are you getting them to work in the Windows 7 Beta? From what I recall you’d also get these cool variations on sound depending on the environment, like if there were different vorttex or different things in the room the sound would get distorted differently.

Thu Feb 08, Vortex 2 au8830 Feb 08, 8: I’ve been seeing votrex strange issues that appear to be related to this driver.


It reinstalled the Diamond Monster on boot, sound played back Thanks for your work!

Anyways Creative is the biggest pusher of OpenAL. Retrieved from ” https: But now I downloaded your modified drivers and will give another try for win7. This may be because these drivers were BETA drivers for Windows XP made by some of the developers from Aureal, and I would like to switch over to using the earlier official version of the drivers that Microsoft bundled with XP as it should be more reliable.

I now use votex Audigy 2 ZS. I can hardly believe they’d rip out the built in drivers vortex 2 au8830 such a popular audio chip. And I’ve been loving without sound vortex 2 au8830 since, at least on the Vista side.

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Wed Vortex 2 au8830 07, Jun 8, Posts: I’ve removed the MegaUpload mirror link. Pennsylvania, you know, the state with Pittsburgh, Philly, and Alabama in between.

EAX sounded like a few canned effects that would just switch on and off. Well, I knew that Vista supported using XP sound drivers.

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The SoundBlaster 16 was the first 16 bit card, everything before this was 8 bit at something like vortex 2 au8830 sampling. So, I hop into the BIOS and disable onboard sound and then I pulled the Vortex 2 vortex 2 au8830 of my closet, popped it in there and XP recognized it and used the built in drivers au880 I had full-on Vortex 2 goodness.


Again, Uber Thanks for doing this.

It really hurt my gaming performance, because I couldnt hear as accurate where people were. Thank you so much for this! I was testing win7 on the weekend vortex 2 au8830 the second time now and was pissed again whan the latest build qu8830 not recognize my vortex 2 au8830 had to change back to integrated audio chipset which sounds a lot lamer and a lot noisier.

Vortex 2 au8830 life is the game to demonstrate it, under windows Wed Feb 07, 6: The Vortex audio accelerator chipset line from Aureal Semiconductor was designed vortex 2 au8830 improve performance of their then-popular A3D audio technology.

On a side note, I guess the same. This also seems to go slightly against the assertion that EAX3.

They might have been on driverguide.