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7.9 out of 10

Creative Sound Blaster Audigy

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Reviews and Problems with Creative Sound Blaster Audigy

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Overall 2
2.0

Worse than my broken motherboard ports.

Tasha Ard, Amazon
22 May 2014
  • Summary: I bought this sound card because my motherboard sound ports were not working properly. They'd cut out, or not work at all, but occasionally they'd be just fine. I figured I'd make it a non-issue and just get a sound card. I read the good, and the bad, reviews and thought: "Nah, that bad stuff won't happen. It must be user error!" I was wrong. Like the other bad reviews, I get to hear the not-so-lovely constant hum when the sound level goes past a whisper.
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Overall 2
2.0

Limited on Windows 7

El Indio de la Calle Ocho, Amazon
11 March 2013
  • Summary: Found out hard way that the "Stereo Mix/What U hear" function is non-existent on Windows 7. Here is the Support page from Creative that explains what sound cards are: [...] Now I'm out the $8 return fee from Amazon. Sucks.
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2.0
Value for money 2
2.0
Features 2
2.0
Performance 2
2.0
Overall quality 2
2.0

Didn't fit the socket in my computer

bacchus, TigerDirect.com
5 March 2012
  • Summary: I guess I should have counted the pins in the only long socket in my computer but I didn't so this card didn't fit. Therefore, I really can't comment on how or if the card even worked.
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Overall 2
2.0

Greedy business, Creative Labs

Virologist "too picky", Amazon
3 March 2012
  • Summary: This product is still being sold by Creative Labs through Amazon, and this card or any other Audigy card has no service or tech support from CreativeLabs - it is stated "End of Life" in relation to service. Stay away from this company, they are just greedy - primitive business, isn't it? China is getting expensive... It is a shame - CreativeLabs.
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Overall 2
2.0

Ugh

IMD, Amazon
31 January 2012
  • Summary: I read the previous reviews, but since so many said it worked really well I went ahead and bought this to replace a broken sound card. Then, when I installed it, the search for a driver took a long time so I ran the disk. BIG mistake. HUGE. Not only did my computer still not make sounds, but it froze completely. Restarting did not work. Removing the drivers did not work. Restarting in safe mode did work, but it's not like you can operate that way.
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Overall 2
2.0

Broke after a few months of use

Blind Faith 99 "Blind Faith 99", Amazon
14 April 2011
  • Summary: I was very happy with this basic sound card until the color-coded plastic insulation for the sound-out jack broke into pieces and fell away. Not sure exactly how it happened. I do plug and unplug connectors into the jacks a lot so I guess the plastic insulation wasn't strong enough for that. On closer inspection, the plastic does seem to be the hard, brittle kind. I think a softer plastic is needed here. Anyway, the card is now unusable.
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Overall 2
2.0

Returned

Marvingee, Amazon
25 December 2009
  • Summary: Although advertised to work with Windows 7, the software was a dismal failure. I only wish I had reviewed their forum before purchase. I was only one amongst many with the same experience. Creative has no tech support phone # that I could find on their website. E-mailing back and forth only resulted in "Canned' answers. I gave it every effort but very disappointed. Finally just returned the product to Amazon. P.S.: Amazon is fantastic to deal with.
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