Audigy ES vs LS

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  1. dirge

    dirge New Member

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    Could someone please explain to me the difference between the ES and LS versions of the original Soundblaster Audigy?

    Which one would be better for gaming?
     
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    dj_stick Apple Fanboy? Staff Member

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    Audigy LS does not work with kX

    Audigy ES Does however

    the only real difference if using creative drivers is that the ES is OEM and does not come in a retail bundle like the LS does
     
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    Thanks for the quick reply dj_stick :)

    Just out of interest why is it that the Audigy LS is not supported by the KX driver? Is the card based on a EMU10Kx chip?
     
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    dj_stick Apple Fanboy? Staff Member

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    no the LS is not based on the 10k2 chip for some reason (cost cutting perhaps)
     
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    Thanks for your help. Looks like I will be getting the ES version :eek:)
     
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    dj_stick Apple Fanboy? Staff Member

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    i have the ES card myself (check my sig) and i am quite happy with it
     

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