Re: ESS vs SB16 sound cards?
" Raymond A. Ingles" wrote:
> With the ESS 16-bit sound cards about $20 cheaper than the SB16 stuff,
> I'd consider getting one. How good is the ESS support under Linux?
ESS are supported by SB16 driver. They don't sound too well, especially
midi, but I suspect SB16 won't sound much better.
> about DOS? (I'd like 16-bit sound for the few DOS games I play, and so
> far as I know the ESS cards are only compatible with the (8-bit) SB Pro.
Depends. Some games worked when I selected SB16, some didn't. Sorry,
I can't be more specific, but I haven't touched any DOS games recently.
> Does anyone have any info or recommendations? Thanks!
Also, ESS cards are PnP (at least the ones I've seen) so you'll need
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