Summary: The only problem with this sound card.....is finding it. Creative Labs advertised this as an addition to your PC. They missed a larger market, you can add this to any audio system and increase your listening enjoyment. Your desktop, laptop,television,vehicle,on a trip with any audio player and a set of speakers this card will add depth, definition and dimension. Easy to set up,simple to adjust and tailor your sound to any atmosphere you desire.
Summary: I've been using this for a while and the sound is MUCH better than what my computer came with. Very satisfied. Theres just one issue. Theres only one jack to plug in your speakers. So if you have 5.1 speakers you wont get surround sound, since theres just a single jack instead of 3. I had to buy plugs that converted multiple cables in to one so I could plug all my speakers into this, and even then I didn't get surround sound.
Excerpt: "...ordered them I ordered a Creative X-Mod Sound card with them for 2 reasons: 1) May as well get the most put of your speakers, I read some reviews on the card, and they said it was excellent. Normally I would try the speakers before ordering the sound card, as it was £30-£40 (can?t remember exactly). When I thought about it some more, this is a small price to pay, if I?ve paid over £100 for the speakers, I may as well get the most. 2) This is specific ...
Pros: Improves sound quality, gets sound out of a USB port .