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Windows 7: Sound card question on "what you hear"

01 Feb 2019   #1
F22 Simpilot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Sound card question on "what you hear"

I want to purchase the Creative Labs Sound Blaster Z 30SB150200000 listed here.

I can't find any information on whether it has the capability to listen to the "what you hear" option. Anyone know if this card supports that feature?

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01 Feb 2019   #2

Windows 7 Pro x64 sp1

I've got this Soundblaster Z (on Windows 10), and it has a slider 'what you hear'.

Sound card question on "what you hear"-what.png

(there was a lot more sliders until I disabled the onboard audio)

I got the SBZ to use with Cubase - to get low latency when I play my MIDI keyboard. I also like the on-card headphone amp, switchable from the control panel. I use the eq, but all the other bells n whistles effects are just rubbish IMHO - although they may work with game sounds (I'm not a gamer).

Not the exact same SBZ, bit HTH.

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01 Feb 2019   #3
F22 Simpilot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Then that sounds (no pun intended) promising. I can pick this card up on eBay for $40. He's got 10 or over 10.

So you're saying your card isn't the exact Z model as I have indicated? I did ask the seller, but he said, "I believe it has the what you hear option." So I had to ask here to confirm. I really don't want to have to make a return if it doesn't, and matter of fact I probably couldn't based on that criteria using eBay. If I bought it out right at full price on Amazon it be a different story.


Okay, I see now you added a link there for yours. I can only imagine that I suppose the Z model I'm interested in has the option I'm looking for. I really hope. I'll ask the seller if I can make a return if it doesn't.
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