[ddots-l] Re: sound blaster audigy

Well, I will have to take a look at that.

Regards, Phil Muir

P J Muir Productions
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www.philmuir.com/
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Gordon Kent" <dbmusic@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <ddots-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, April 19, 2005 3:22 AM
Subject: [ddots-l] Re: sound blaster audigy


> I'm pretty sure that windows will find those sound max cards just as easily. 
> The cards that are built on to the mother boards will most likely take less 
> system resources because they can be addressed at a lower level than an 
> add-on card.  Some of the built-in cards even have surround sound support 
> these days so they can be used for playing DVD's etc.
> Gord
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Phil Muir" <philmuir1@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <ddots-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Monday, April 18, 2005 5:40 AM
> Subject: [ddots-l] Re: sound blaster audigy
> 
> 
> Couldn't you turn off the sound card on the motherboard?  Then when the 
> Audigy is installed,
> performance shouldn't be affected because additional IRQ's that the 
> motherboard sound card was using
> will be freed up.
> 
> You are right though, Jim doesn't really need to have the Audigy installed. 
> I to have     a sound
> card on my motherboard.  However, I have turned it off in the bios.  I 
> elected to put in a Sound
> Blaster Platinum because I new that when performing a clean install of 
> Windows XP home, XP would
> find the audio drivers.  I would therefore have speech enabled from the 
> earliest opportunity.
> 
> Regards, Phil Muir
> 
> P J Muir Productions
> URL:
> www.philmuir.com/
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Gordon Kent" <dbmusic@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <ddots-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Monday, April 18, 2005 6:53 AM
> Subject: [ddots-l] Re: sound blaster audigy
> 
> 
> > Jim:
> > WHy would you want to install an audigy along with the delta 1010?  You 
> > have
> > jaws speaking out of the internal sound card.  Adding a creative card 
> > would
> > just be redundant and could possibly degrade overall performance since
> > you'll be tgaking up additional irq's and
> > Gordi/o addresses.
> >
> > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > From: "Jim Jackson" <cs2005@xxxxxxxxx>
> > To: <ddots-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Sent: Sunday, April 17, 2005 6:50 PM
> > Subject: [ddots-l] sound blaster audigy
> >
> >
> > Hi all, I've just purchased a new sound blaster audigy to compliment my
> > delta 10/10 sound card in my brand new audio notation computer from
> > dancing dots.  However, I'm just a little reluctant to let any one fool
> > around inside of it (call me a mother hen) but the question is, should
> > there be any problems to guard against in allowing the computer tech
> > people to install the sound blaster?  Thanks
> >
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