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What sounds cards are DX 8 compliant?

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quegyboe

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I was reading the Morrowind readme and it says that the random crashing during the game has been narrowed down to sound cards. Any sound card that is NOT DX 8 compliant may cause the game to crash back to desktop or freeze. So that got me thinking, which sound cards are DX8 compliant? Is the Live or Audigy DX 8 compliant? According to the readme, any card based on a Crystal, ESS or Ciruss Logic chip is NOT compliant...that included the Hercules cards, (Fortismo etc).
 

Mr. Chambers

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i'd say go with a creative live, or audigy1 or 2. they have pretty much the best compatibility, as they're the most widely used.