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. Thankfully, it’s a fraction of the size of Creative’s enormous install. Nonetheless, the Fortissimo II is a solid little sound card. Why do the connectors on my sound card and speakers system have different colors? No, create an account now. Yes, my password is: Think I’ll spend my money on a better card then.

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Surround channels should actually be set to your sides, and perhaps slightly to the rear. Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate. Where can I find Linux drivers for my card?

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Power on the BTP04 speaker. Fortissimo 2 Digital Edition – No Sound!

While we’re on the topic, would you guys recommend the Audigy X-Gamer or Gamer? Reinstalling the drivers didn’t help. I’ve been using an Audigy 2 Platinum at home and Audigy Platinum at work. Do you already have an account?

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Add your comment to this article You need to fortjssimo a member to leave a comment. The installation disc comes with a nice mix of software. Obviously, there’s no benchmark that will tell me which is “better. The driver interface for the DigiFire comes wrapped-up with an easy-to-use tab-based interface.


Join the community here. You can now listen to your music. Join the community hereit only takes a minute. Besides PowerDVD, you probably won’t use the other programs too much. For one thing there is a seriously limited number of 6.

It features good sound quality, a nice spread of features, and a very attractive price tag. Your name or email address: Additionally, it’s nice to invest in hardware that you know is future proof to some extent. What Dolby Digital EX does is add a center rear surround channel to the standard 5.

This entails two front channels, two surround channels, two ofrtissimo channels, a center channels, and a sub.

TechSpot is dedicated to computer fortissijo and power users. Fortissimo-2 soundcard problems Mar 13, 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.

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Installation problem Fortissimo II Dec 27, Why can’t I get sound from all speakers when I connect my 6. Why do the connectors on my sound card and speakers system have different colors?


Secondly, you have almost no choices for suitable speaker systems, unless you plan on connecting your PC to your 6. Ask a question and give support.

So, if you have a movie that supports EX, the rear center surround channel will just be mixed into the rear left and right channels like a regular 5. Contact us for this product. Not a big deal, but it was a little alarming when I first tested my speakers and got an earful of static.

Everything else is pretty much checkbox-based and the only real complaint, if you could call it that, is that you have to reboot your computer anytime you want to use the cards digital output option. Dolby knew that many of use would not have access to this type of system, especially with the recent proliferation of standard 5.