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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. Boots and messages on screen say that the card was initialized succesfully. It hangs when loaded from either the command line or from autoexec. Tue Feb 13, 7: Mon Feb 12, You can get the driver from here: I bought a Fortissimo II instead.

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I kept the card as long as I could, but then switched to SB Live many years later which wasn’t any better and didn’t have aaureal good positional sound.

If only it didn’t keep cutting out like it did. Vortex Advantage reference drivers Check the Frequently Asked Questions if you don’t know which chipset your sound card uses.

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After they were forced into bankruptcy from fighting off Creative’s bogus IP lawsuits. Fri Feb 09, I did reserve IRQ5 for that to work. Wed Feb 07, 1: Fri Feb 23, 9: May 28, Posts: The reference drivers should not be used with these sound card as you will lose support for aurea add-on boards: I got the exact same results as with the Abit KT7A.


Allied Assault and ended up turning OFF hardware sound, because it wasnt providing anything more than bloody irritating ‘vaulted’ echos all over the place.

No music, no SFX. 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. These games support EAX 4.

I still liked the MX better even without A3D 2. It offers very good audio response and is low on system resources? Turtle Beach Montego with digital or optical add-on boards. Mon Feb 12, I upgraded to a Turtle Beach Santa Cruz, but to be areal. You can get the driver from here: There’s no compelling reason to go out and spend good money on something with such a high cost to benefit ratio.

I loved that card, it sounded way better than the SB. In windows xp it installed the driver automatically, it shows that the drivers are installed but i get no sound ill get a pop and sound like it wants play logging off sound but it cuts out fast.

Can anyone give their impression necessarily subjective of how EAX3. Near the end of Aureal’s existence, they released a Vortex Advantage budget sound card aimed at systems integrators, which ran on the Vortex AU chipset [3] [ dead link ].


It appears that this card isn’t compatible with the KTA chipset. Believe me, there were times playing that game I caught px holding my breath so they couldnt hear me and trying to peer around the side of the monitor to look round a corner. You want a comparisson between a3d 2. There’s forums out there where people talk about doing that. This page was last edited on 11 Julyat aaureal With EAX, you played like your head was in a giant tin can, lots and lots and lots of muffled echo.

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Not trolling for flamebait here, I’m genuinely interested to hear what people think of EAX3 in gaming. Audio acceleration Sound chips Computer hardware stubs.

All sound works flawlessly after reinstalling Duke3D. I went back and installed Medal of Honor: Thu Feb 08, 1: