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Old 06-26-09, 12:32 PM   #1
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Default Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi series driver 2.18.0013

This download is a driver providing Microsoft® Windows® 7, Windows Vista® and Windows XP support for Creative Sound Blaster® X-Fi™ series of audio devices. For more details, read the rest of this web release note.

This download supports the following audio devices only:

* Sound Blaster X-Fi XtremeGamer Fatal1ty® Professional Series
* Sound Blaster X-Fi Platinum Fatal1ty Champion Series
* Sound Blaster X-Fi XtremeMusic
* Sound Blaster X-Fi XtremeGamer
* Sound Blaster X-Fi Platinum
* Sound Blaster X-Fi Fatal1ty
* Sound Blaster X-Fi Elite Pro
* Sound Blaster X-Fi

Added Features or Enhancements:
For systems using Windows 7 or Windows Vista

* What U Hear feature is enabled.

To find out the Product ID of your audio device and if it supports the following feature in Windows XP, click here.

* Dolby® Digital and DTS® decode re-established for sound cards that included decoding in their Windows XP drivers (Not applicable for products that included a 3rd party software DVD player license in the package).


Requirements:

* Microsoft Windows 7 64-bit, Windows 7 32-bit, Windows Vista 64-bit with Service Pack 1 (SP1), Windows Vista 32-bit with SP1, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2), Windows XP Media Center Edition (MCE) 2005 or Windows XP MCE 2004
* Sound Blaster X-Fi audio devices listed above

Notes:

* Do not install this driver for Sound Blaster X-Fi Xtreme Audio.
* To install this driver
1. Download the SBXF_PCDRV_LB_2_18_0013.exe file onto your local hard disk.
2. Double-click the downloaded file.
3. Follow the instructions on the screen.

http://support.creative.com/Products...hampion+Series
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Old 06-26-09, 12:53 PM   #2
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Default Re: Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi series driver 2.18.0013

Heh, they've had the same added features and enhancements for over a year.
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Old 06-26-09, 01:03 PM   #3
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Default Re: Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi series driver 2.18.0013

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Heh, they've had the same added features and enhancements for over a year.
Nope...you're thinking of the Titanium series, this is the first X-Fi series (PCI).
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Old 06-26-09, 01:12 PM   #4
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Is there a modified driver set to get these and the latest ALchemy for the Auzen X-Fi Prelude?
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Old 06-26-09, 01:15 PM   #5
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Is there a modified driver set to get these and the latest ALchemy for the Auzen X-Fi Prelude?
You should just wait for [their] Prelude driver.

Also, OpenAL 2.0 (Summer 2009) is out as well.

Updated Summer 2009 : Version 2.0.7.0

The OpenAL Installer for Windows will install the OpenAL 1.1 libraries, enabling support for core OpenAL operations as well as extensions such as EAX and EFX. The installer supports both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows.

DLL Version numbers:

* OpenAL32.dll version 6.14.357.24
* wrap_oal.dll version 2.2.0.5

Changes and Bugfixes

* Fixed bugs and improved performance of the Capture extension
* "Generic Hardware" device returns more accurate 'Buffers Processed' count
* Various performance improvements in "Generic Hardware" and "Generic Software" devices
* Miscellanous bug fixes
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Old 06-26-09, 01:25 PM   #6
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Is there a modified driver set to get these and the latest ALchemy for the Auzen X-Fi Prelude?
latest alchemy is in my custom driver set


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Old 06-26-09, 04:56 PM   #7
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Grabbed both! Thanks!
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Old 06-26-09, 05:15 PM   #8
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Default Re: Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi series driver 2.18.0013

Does Alchamy needed in 7 or does it give free reign to hardware sound?

I trust Nekros opinions on when sb drivers come out cuz he is the webs spokesman on this.
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Old 06-26-09, 06:19 PM   #9
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you still need alchemy in win7 for directsound based games.
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Default Re: Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi series driver 2.18.0013

Why is downloading from creative always a ball ache? ... I mean speed wise!
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You ever been to ASSUS?

Its bad i know and im a horse.

Usually hosting sites will do better in these downloads but make sure you have the latest bulds and datecode shaw.
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