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Windows 7: Should I or shouldn't I?

02 Nov 2009   #1
Sigurd

Windows 7
 
 
Should I or shouldn't I?

Having installed Windows 7 and hooked in my Creative FPS2000 speakers, I have perfectly acceptable sound for my needs. I have a Gigabyte P55 UD5 mobo.
Prior to the upgrade I used the Creative Audigy 2ZS box and card for sound.
From the sound viewpoint I don't need to use it now but the Audigy box provided convenient plug in points for a microphone, audio inputs, my video camera's Firewire connections or headphones (giving me a volume control for the 'phones). However if adding the Audigy hardware to the mix is likely to cause problems there are alternatives for all the connections I need on the mobo - they are just a bit inconveniently placed.
Hence the question - should I or shouldn't I install the Audigy hardware?


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02 Nov 2009   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Sigurd View Post
Having installed Windows 7 and hooked in my Creative FPS2000 speakers, I have perfectly acceptable sound for my needs. I have a Gigabyte P55 UD5 mobo.
Prior to the upgrade I used the Creative Audigy 2ZS box and card for sound.
From the sound viewpoint I don't need to use it now but the Audigy box provided convenient plug in points for a microphone, audio inputs, my video camera's Firewire connections or headphones (giving me a volume control for the 'phones). However if adding the Audigy hardware to the mix is likely to cause problems there are alternatives for all the connections I need on the mobo - they are just a bit inconveniently placed.
Hence the question - should I or shouldn't I install the Audigy hardware?
Sigurd

As the owner of an audigy if you have an alternative DONT. Creatives driver support is one step short of non exisitent


Good luck

Ken J
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02 Nov 2009   #3
chev65

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,
 
 

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As the owner of an audigy if you have an alternative DONT. Creatives driver support is one step short of non exisitent


Good luck

Ken J
Well said Ken. And I had to laugh out loud when I read your post.

I think it's interesting that the more experienced users of Creative products will eventually all come to the same conclusion.
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