My problem with Turtle Beach is that once they come out with a new card, all support for the old cards stops. I was left holding a perfectly good Quadzilla card with no SPDIF support in Win2k as Turtle Beach no longer supports the card.
Was a great card with much better specs that the competitive Creative card at the time. The SB Live is still supported while the Quadzilla is not.
This time I went with the CL Audigy card. Works fine for SPDIF out. May not be the 'best' card out there but I bet Windows 2003 or whatever is past XP will have support for it.
Yes, that is true about their support, but honestly, how many soundcards can you find that are good and have rock solid stable drivers. I have thrown the appropriate drivers into 2000, 98, and XP and I've not once had an issue with the soundcard or it's driver.
It's a great card. So I hear that the Revo 7.1 has better sound, but they still have premature drivers. I think for stability, the spdif of the Santa Cruz and its drivers really make it a great offer.
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