If you ask me, it was a conscious decision on Creative’s part to remove the feature in order to boost sales of its new standalone console-friendly decoder, or its speaker sets that include decoder boxes. PCI Express Pci-e 5. Show More Show Less. Software for Windows 7 is available, although comparing to Windows XP version may seem abridged. The supplied banks are not so good.
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Additionally, the Extigy can be used for game consoles — such as an Xbox — that support Dolby Digital soundtracks.
Also, the Extigy only supported the aging USB 1. However, the Creative Sound Blaster Company will not have plans for providing drivers for this sound card in windows 8, and subsequent windows versions except only Audigy 4.
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Its functionality, however, is software based. PCI Express Pci-e 5. When using external adapter, this is usually not a problem, but when using batteries 4xAA mAhthe unit will lasts only for 2 hours. If you don’t already blasyer an Extigy and are in need of an external sound card, the Audigy 2 NX is the best solution out there. The first thing you’ll notice about the Audigy 2 NX is the size.
Just plug everything in and you’re good to go.
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At least for most of its functions. I actually use one for that very purpose, and it works great. Click here to see description. Anyone needing more than this will probably be better suited using a more specialized device, so most audlgy should be set with the NX. What interests me, that this card doesn’t have any DSP processor.
The package contents contains the Audigy 2 NX, the standard Audigy remote control, a power adaptor, 4 minijack stereo cable, a USB cable, and a few CDs that contain the users guide, a feature demonstration showcase, a DVD-audio sampler disc, and the Creative software pack. My new card is pretty good. From Intel’s Pentium M processor to upgradeable graphics cards, portable computing is slowly but steadily approaching desktop levels.
A good thing, bblaster, as the unit gets pretty warm under regular use. The CMSS feature, which derives 5. Trending Price New. Audigy External Sound Cards.
Additional Product Features Signal Processor. Ratings and Reviews Write a review. Creative has recently released the Audigy 2 NX, the successor to Extigy, and for the most part have mended any shortcomings of the Extigy. As audiophile, I noted that the Audigy lines 2 and 4 have been the best that Creative Sound Blaster Company ever made.
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Microphone preamplifier gives very good results, much better than one on my Audigy 2 ZS. You’ll also notice that instead of the somewhat cheap-feeling plastic of the Extigy, the Audigy NX 2 is made almost entirely of aluminum. Software for Windows 7 is available, although comparing to Windows XP version may seem abridged.
If you ask me, it was a conscious decision siund Creative’s part to remove the feature in order to boost sales of its new standalone console-friendly decoder, or its speaker sets that include decoder boxes. Lastly, the device only decoded Dolby Digital 5. Our biggest complaint with the Audigy 2 NX is without a doubt the inability to use it as an external decoder for a game console.
Thinking I was aduigy doing something wrong, I contacted Creative who then confirmed that, yes, the feature was in fact removed from the NX. When it comes to performance, the NX met all expectations.
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And to an extent, you’re right. Sadly, this card doesn’t have one. First off, it could’ve had a smaller footprint.