Review: Sound Blaster finally takes its show on the road with an Audigy 2 specifically designed for laptop gamers. Could. Review Impressive audio has never been one of the selling points of laptops. Generally small speakers and the need to conserve energy rather. Creative’s PCMCIA Sound Blaster Audigy 2 ZS Notebook C Review ยท The ultimate surround sound guide: Different formats explained.

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Note that the Audigy 2 ZS provides a slight improvement over on-board sound in minimum frames and overall framescreating a slightly smoother gaming experience while substantially improving the immersion of the audio.

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Click “Add” to insert your video. I will say that the improvement in sound quality from the Audigy 2 ZS is also not hugely notable here. Option to select up to software voicesand improved support for Occlusion and Obstruction effects in EAX2. Worse still, the irritating set up, mediocre benchmarking I yearn for the halcyon days of my nVidia SoundStormand general load of crap the thing plunks down in your system and your system tray make it a bit of a nuisaince.


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Creative Sound Blaster Audigy 2 ZS Notebook

Posted by ChristieAnn Moore on May 11, For more details, read the rest of this web release note. You may want to do a Froogle search from Google and shop by reseller rating and price. Right click on Multimedia Controller and uninstall it.

It does decode a variety of sound formats, though, like Dolby Digital 5. Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US. The equalizer is as complex or as simple as you like, which is nice. It’s worth a thousand words.

I made three runs each time, then averaged them. To uninstall the driver, do the following: Double-click the Sound, video and game controllers option. With Creative ALchemy, you can: The EAX control panel will allow you to simulate different environments concert hall, etc.

Thanks, Nathan You can get the required drivers from http: Onboard audio tends to do its processing using your CPU, which eats up valuable cycles that could better be used by the game. Add Your Answer Tips for a great answer: This update is not meant for original Audigy series audio cards.


The speaker calibration is a cool trick that winds up being for the most part useless. I was unable to differentiate the Audigy from my onboard sound.

Creative Sound Blaster Audigy 2 ZS Notebook Sound Card Review

Old Sony Boombox I was using an old Sony boombox tape deck only with the audio jack from the computer plugged into the line-in on the boombox. Am I happy with my purchase? You need to spend good money on good speakers to really tell the difference between crappy onboard sound and the Audigy 2 ZS.

First, I can happily recommend this system. Resolves the following issues: All you really need are the drivers themselves and the control panels to manipulate the hardware. Overall You need to spend good money on good speakers to really tell the difference between crappy onboard sound and the Audigy 2 ZS.

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