GREAT SOUND UPGRADE FOR A LAPTOP used as a Virtual Theatre Pipe Organ.
23 June 2014
Summary: Didn't have much faith in USB sound add-ons UNTIL I bought this little gem. I'm using an I-7 Laptop with Hauptwerk software to emulate a 3 manual, bass pedal board, 41 rank Theatre PIPE ORGAN. Reproducing all the nuances of a wind-blown speaking pipe is very difficult for the best sound engines. This little guy does a great job.
Summary: I got this extra sound card for its flexibility..I can use its optical out to transfer music to my minidisc recorder/player or any other personal player without needing computer software. I can attach a microphone to it or even a tape deck or record player..even my mobile phone. I connected it to my home stereo for watching videos or listening to music.
Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Surround 5.1 for laptop
2 January 2011
Summary: Stylish and compact design. I bought it to use with my laptop and 5.1 speakers and the sound is great for this price. No problems with drivers for windows 7, but its installation was too long. Works perfect with all media players I use.
Summary: Bought this card skeptic of the beneficial properties of it, as I was coming off a soundblaster live card as it was. Upon installing this card on my windows xp 32 bit system, I had NO problems what so ever, and I was instantly amazed at the sound quality it produced; not to mention an FPS boost in video games.... Yes, it does boost your frame rate! STRONGLY suggest getting this card, superior sound.
Summary: Pros: -Crystal Clear sound and other useful sound enhancing qualities -Convenient volume knob -Adds the ability for my computer to output 5.1 -Allows me to hide long wires to my speakers behind my desk rather than a mess leading to my headphone jack. -Avoided the problem of internal sound card driver issues -Works great for laptops to prevent needing to open up the case Cons: -Uses up a USB port -No other negatives really Summary: This external sound card is one of the...