4 of 6 people found the following review helpful
Decided to get a sound card with a digital output after years of crackling from the motherboard soundcard, decided on this 7.1 surround sound, spdif output & windows xp compatible - soundblaster has been round for years thought perfect.
Arrived a couple of days later installed it within a couple of minutes booted up, windows detected it, but then the headache started. Even though on the side of the box it clearly states xp sp2 (or greater) - i have sp3 installed but the cd doesn't actually provide xp drivers - Great! visited the website & tried the latest drivers, turned out to be a waste of time. After a few hours searching found out this is a common problem with soundblaster cards,… Read more