The Fortissimo is more on par with the original Audigy or the later Live! So let’s take a look at the card itself. The computer crashes when I use certain software. The Audigy cards seem to produce a broader soundstage but also seems bit laid back compared to the Fortissimo. Secondly, you have almost no choices for suitable speaker systems, unless you plan on connecting your PC to your 6. The most useful thing here is definitely PowerDVD. Join the community here.

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Can it be used with my Hercules soundcard, and how would I go about connecting it? The Fortissimo sounds good, has a nice driver suite with a good interface, and the Dolby Digital EX decoding will ensure that you’re card won’t go the way of the dodo any time soon.

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For those of you who don’t know what that is, Dolby Digital EX first made its public appearance with the release of Episode I: I only get sound in stereo from the optical output. CPU load is relatively light, and as long as you have a somewhat decent hardware setup you shouldn’t notice any significant performance loss when playing a fortisssimo. It’s a little light on features, but you still get a good spread of sound tweaks, EQ and MIDI settings, and speaker configuration options.


The forissimo both of the product and the sound produced, as well as the Creative name would account for the price differences.

Hercules Fortissimo 7.1 price

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The driver interface for the DigiFire comes wrapped-up with an easy-to-use tab-based interface. Before I get to the card, let me say something about 7.

If you’ve never compared sound cards you might be surprised to learn that they actually differ in sound.

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When activating EAX in games, the CPU load 77.1 a bit and you might lose a few frames or so in games, but it’s nothing really major. Join the community hereit only takes a minute.

Yes, my password is: Thanks for the info. I would recommend the Fortissimo III to anyone looking for a reliable, versatile card that won’t break the bank. Adjusting the options to accommodate everything from a 7.

We’ll assume you’re ok with this, but you can opt out if you wish. While we’re on the topic, would you guys recommend the Audigy X-Gamer or Gamer?

Hercules Fortissimo III Review – IGN

I’m using the digital output of the card, fortissmio some of the card’s Control panel functionalities do not work. Yup they are 20bits DACs. THX certification is the main reason why i think the creative card is more expensive, basically creative need to pay to get that certification on the product.


Obviously, there’s no benchmark that will tell me which is “better. Fortissimo-2 soundcard problems Mar 13, It features good sound quality, a nice spread of features, and a very attractive price tag.

Can I use my soundcard in a Dual Processor computer? TechSpot Account Sign up for freeit takes 30 seconds. The Audigy cards seem to produce a broader soundstage but also seems bit firtissimo back compared to the Fortissimo.

It’s easier on the eyes than Creative’s huge 71, but it offers less. Where fortisslmo I find the serial numbers for the software included with my sound card?

Besides that, you couldn’t really ask for an easier UI. The installation disc comes with a nice mix of software. Yeah that about sums it up really, not to mention though that the Audigy 2 uses good quality 24bit DACs. Why do you need such sound card? Additionally, it’s nice to invest in hardware that you know is future proof to some extent.

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