Excerpt: I have had this product for approximately 6 months. I got if from Ebuyer which meant it was good value (£69.99 with google checkout discount) and the delivery was reasonable from Ebuyer. They tend to be fairly slow in my experience.
Excerpt: I brought this soundcard before l got my surround sound system as it was one l had seen recommended online for the Logitech z5500 which is the system l intended to buy. I paid about £35 for the card on ebay (new) which was excellent value.
Pros: plug and play excellent sound improvement !
Cons: had a few initial problems with software (NOT DRIVERS)
Excerpt: Depending on whom you talk to, 7.1-channel audio (up to 7 speakers and 1 sub-woofer) is either the Holy Grail of immersive sound or the answer to a question nobody asked. As is often the case with new technology, the truth is somewhere in between.
Pros: A well supported card with all of the latest sound technologies .
Cons: There are one or two other sound cards about that produce better audio, but they aren't as well supported by games developers .
Excerpt: The Creative Soundcard and External Hub is Excellent, I swear the sound difference is highly noticeable. I have a set of logitech Z-560 connected to the soundcard (yes i know its only a 4.1 but it will do for the time being.