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  • SharkyForums.Com - Print: Turtle Beach Santa Cruz: any good?

    Turtle Beach Santa Cruz: any good?
    By Evan8 November 10, 2000, 03:25 PM

    thinking about getting a Santa Cruz. Is it any good? The one review that i saw thought it was a very good card. Supports eax and a3d, and even has hardware mp3 decoding. WHat do you think about this vs sbLive! value?

    By Jesses November 13, 2000, 08:54 PM

    The Santa Cruz is a good card, and I like mine. My only complaint is that the documentation is sketchy, and the drivers for Win2000 just are not all not that mature yet. I can't speak for any other drivers.

    By sapasion November 13, 2000, 09:37 PM

    Sounds typical of Win2K.

    By Evan8 November 13, 2000, 11:27 PM

    i was thinking of getting one, but now i may have changed my mind. My card is fine, and as i understand it, eax isn't used much. Is the hardware mp3 decoding any good/useful?

    Also, my xitel storm has optical out, which i use, so i might not want to give that up. Besides, i think my $100 might be better used towards a new video card right now... =]

    thanx,
    -evan

    By mpitts November 14, 2000, 11:35 AM

    quote:Originally posted by sapasion:
    Sounds typical of Win2K.

    Agreed.. Although, the Creative drivers for their Live Series is not so bad for Win2K.


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