Login or create an account to post a review. The main difference between the EV and previous chips was the inclusion of a built-in AC’97 codec hence producing a cheaper, single chip audio solution. No affiliation or endorsement is intended or implied. My website with reviews, demos, drivers, tutorials and more Space Quest 4 and 5 sound really good! In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

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In a nutchell, IMHO, the best bet for a sound card that rnsoniq similar things and has similar features would be an old Sound Blaster Live “Value” edition In addition, the DOS driver required a memory manager such as EMM to be loaded, which not only required additional conventional memory space but also put the CPU into Virtual mode, wnsoniq with games that utilized a modified form of protected modecalled ‘flat mode’.

Views Read Edit View history. Midi only works well however.

Ensoniq AudioPCI

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Ensojiq did two recordings. Maybe the W95 driver support this? I also have 2 Voodoo cards I quickly want to test. Once reported, our staff will be notified and the comment will be reviewed. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Your message has been reported and will be reviewed by our staff.


I notice however you guys are talking about it topping off at 22Khz which is strange to me because it certainly seems like my AudioPCI was clearer and probably at a full 44Khz it sounds closer to the linked Soundscape Elite recordings thread. CFG file but couldn’t see an option to use the external midi port. It’ll take a bit though since I need to reinstall Windows on that thing.

It’s definitely noticable in the percussion where I don’t feel they have as much definition. Space Quest 5 doesn’t start with Sound Blaster enabled. Notably, AudioPCI supports several digital effects reverbchorusand spatial enhancement when used with Microsoft Windows 95 and later versions of Windows. If you believe this comment is offensive or violates the CNET’s Site Terms of Useyou can report it below this will not automatically remove the comment.

Without an optimized driver, you can’t surf stations or record media.

– Ensoniq Creative AudioPCI (ES,ES) (WDM) Driver

Quickly and Easily control updates with one-click. General Midi however works fine. One important feature of this chip was that it used the PCI bus, instead of the ISA bus commonly used by sound cards at that point.

When Creative got involved, they upgraded the chip a couple of times, and renamed the chip to ES and then ES Towards the end of the s, Ensoniq was struggling financially. Elite has some reverb and chorus enabled by default and you can tweak it with sysex commands.


You are logged in as. I think the chip was labelled ES The ES isn’t able to play all sample rates properly.

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I don’t really like AudioPCI that much. I think it’s designed for Not sure about DOS V2 demos It’s a big ZIP file with all the recordings: It was particularly unfortunate because the AudioPCI used system RAM for patch set storage which in itself offers tremendous potential ensooniq new patch sets over the traditional ROM storage previously used.

Playing movies that are all 48 KHz gets you out of pitch audio. This disclaimer is brought to you thanks to the BSA.