Reviews and Problems with Creative Sound Blaster Live! Platinum 5.1
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The Sound Blaster Live Platinum is the best audio card I've come across.
28 August 2009
Excerpt: I bought my one of my PC 's 4 years ago. The Sound Blaster Live! 5.1 Platinum was the best sound card on the market back then. It cost 134$ and nobody wanted to buy one because they did not see the point in spending more money on an audio card.
Excerpt: The Sound Blaster Live! Platinum 5.1 is the newest and greatest edition to the excellent line of sound cards Creative Labs produces. The SB Live! Platinum 5.1 has all the features you could ever need.
Excerpt: · Creative Live Drive II with IR The Live Drive II is a panel, that slots into a spare 5"1/4 slot. Its main feature is to allow connection to your system with a variety of different I/O connectors. It's also got the ir sensor, to use the remote control with.
Excerpt: It was a landmark birthday for me recently (I’m not telling you which landmark though) and some of my friends clubbed together and bought me this soundcard, mainly because it allows optical recording to minidisc (but more on that later).
Excerpt: I recently purchased a Sound Blaster Live! Platinum 5.1 in an auction from the States and shipped it over to the UK where I live. This worked out cheaper after paying the import duty I found, as long as you can pick up the item at a good price. I paid £129 including import duty.
Excerpt: Having recently had my stereo blow up I decided to invest in a SBLive Platinum instead of forking out for a new stereo. It has by far exceeded my expectations. The LiveDrive is by far the most multifunctional piece of hardware on my system.
Excerpt: Creative done it again, with this unbeatable sound card. The sound is of exceptional quality and clarity, especially when used with one of the Creative 5.1 speaker systems. If you are wanting your DVD's or games to sound Cinematic then this is definately the card for you, and at such a budget price,...
Excerpt: This is the ultimate in great sound for the home PC computer. Not only do you get a great sound, you also get a lot of software to keep you busy for a long time. This card can be set up for two speakers, four speakers and with the optional 5.1 decoder card it can be set up for 5 speakers and one...
Excerpt: I recently bought this card as i was looking for a good PC speaker system for playing games. This was my first choice as it had real 5.1 sound and it had eax extensions which make games much better. One of the main features was the price of what you get in the package which was extermly good value.