[linux-audio-user] question for Delta 1010 users

Lee Revell rlrevell at joe-job.com
Fri Mar 18 14:53:40 EST 2005


On Thu, 2005-03-17 at 23:40 -0800, Florin Andrei wrote: 
> On Tue, 2005-03-01 at 19:43 -0800, Florin Andrei wrote:
> I got my 1010 replacement today. Meanwhile, i was using a SoundBlaster
> Live Value, i just couldn't stand the onboard AC97 sound output.
> I pulled the SBLive out now and replaced it with the new Delta 1010.
> 
> Shock! Horror! I used to think that SoundBlaster are decent cards -
> well, now, after getting used to the SB sound and migrating to 1010...
> there's a clear difference!

Not suprised, but to be completely fair the SBLive Value does have the
cheapest codecs and worst S/N ratio of all of them.  So that's not an
entirely fair comparison.  It is a $30 sound card after all.

Also did you use the rear channels as your mains?  It's fairly well
documented that the ADC used for the rear channels on sblive cards is
much better quality.

Lee



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