Reviews and Problems with Creative Sound Blaster Z
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software and setup a big fail!
Paul H Chang, Amazon
26 February 2014
Summary: It has been extremely testing to set up this product and make it to good use. First off, physically the card itself is beautiful and solid, and I believe is quite capable of producing good sound. I haven't yet tested out the microphone for gaming but it seems to be the only good thing that came with this package. The major, serious flaw with this card is the software package that comes with it, and how the sound card integrates with windows 8.
Summary: Wow, was about to buy this card because I have always had good experience with Creative Labs in the past. But a Google search quickly revealed that Creative Labs no longer cares about Linux and does not provide drivers or support for this card on Linux systems. Some engineers are trying to reverse engineer this card, but after a year of trying still no joy. So Linux users beware, I for one am looking elsewhere!
Excerpt: The Sound Blaster Z is an ideal all-round solution for your PC gaming and entertainment needs. It comes complete with the Sound Blaster Beamforming Microphone for crystal clear voice communication. The beamforming mic allows me to play without a head set, and still get excellent sound quality and the ability to hear everything going on around me (with the proper speaker set up) the Mic can be used even with your volume up, it does an excellent job of canceling out the...
Excerpt: I Ordered This SoundCard as soon as it was available on Newegg. It had been listed for about a week but was shown as being Out of Stock. Newegg Used OnTrac to ship this item and got it to me today.
Summary: Vet inte om min produkt varit defekt men sen å andra sidan är ju inte Creative kända för några bra drivrutiner till sina kort heller så i hopp om ändring gav jag mig på o köpa ett nytt SBZ kort Bluescreens och ikke hittad Drivrutin vid omstarter mm. Detta är bara början på en huvudvärk som just satt igång när du köper ett SBZ kort (i alla fall om man nu ska tro att det bara var drivrutiner och inte ett måndags ex. jag fick.