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    Creative licenses X-Fi chip to Auzentech

    http://www.theinquirer.net/default.aspx?article=38979

    The big advantage from this is that with Dolby Digital Live on the card, you'll finally be able to get multi channel EAX from games over the digital output.

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    Isn't EAX dying with XP?

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    If it really will do EAX (or any other 3D gaming audio) to Dolby Digital 5.1 (or DTS) on-the-fly, then they will have a card far superior to Creatives own......and begs the question "Why hasn't Creative implemented this themselves?"
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    No, Vista's driver architecture change has temporarily rendered EAX inert, CL is working on reimplementing EAX through the OpenAL interface which will work for all supported OSes.
    Quote Originally Posted by Agent View Post
    ...every time Creative bring out a new card range their advertising makes it sound like they have discovered a way to insert a thousand Chuck Norris super dwarfs in your ears...

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    Quote Originally Posted by shaithis View Post
    If it really will do EAX (or any other 3D gaming audio) to Dolby Digital 5.1 (or DTS) on-the-fly, then they will have a card far superior to Creatives own......and begs the question "Why hasn't Creative implemented this themselves?"
    Perhaps Dolby refuses to license CL?.. who knows.
    Quote Originally Posted by Agent View Post
    ...every time Creative bring out a new card range their advertising makes it sound like they have discovered a way to insert a thousand Chuck Norris super dwarfs in your ears...

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