Re: Get M-Audio Revolution 7.1 or Creative Lab's SoundBlaster Audigy2?
Date: Sat, 07 Aug 2004 15:13:07 -0500
In comp.os.linux.hardware John-Paul Stewart <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> [Note follow-ups set to c.o.l.hardware, since my comments seem off-topic
> in the .games.action group.]
> ANTant@zimage.com wrote:
> > Hi. I am researching to find a new sound card to replace (currently a
> > Creative Labs Sound Blaster Live! Platinum [LiveDrive not installed]
> > for my next computer upgrade (AMD64 or P4) in two months.
> > I heard a lot of great things about M-Audio Revolution 7.1's audio
> > quality, drivers, support, etc. However, its EAX support is very poor
> > especially in gaming. I am a big PC gamer (play a lot of newer games
> > like DOOM 3, UT2004, etc.).
> > I don't like Creative Lab's stuff because of poor/buggy driver, bad
> > support, and so-so quality. But its hardware EAX is nice for gaming.
> Are you using the OSS driver (emu10k1) or ALSA (snd-emu10k1)? I've only
> ever used the ALSA driver and have no complaints about it. I don't know
> what the emu10k1 driver is like, though. (ALSA is the only driver that
> supports the hardware wavetable MIDI which is why I bought the card in
> the first place, so I'll never use the emu10k1 driver.)
OSS from http://opensource.creative.com/...
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