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Re: Running 2x audio cards in one machine

But a lot of us have 2 cards in a PC like this. PCI card for windows and ISA card for dos. My Slot 1 actually has 3 cards Onboard Yamaha YMF, Audigy 2 and AWE64 and all play nice. Can I know how your end device, the speakers, is resolved? Each soundcard its own set or some sort of mixer? Typically …

Re: need some advice in build "new" "old" rig

None of your cards support A3d 2.0 for that you need something with the AU8830 chip like the Vortex 2. While the Yamaha and Creative cards may support A3D 1.0 it's not to the same quality as a real Vortex 1 /Advantage. The Live will support EAX 3.0 (any non creative card will only support 2.0) and …

Re: Running 2x audio cards in one machine

Thats still fine, just as long as you point the games setup to the AWE's resources for digital sound and the Yamaha for the music . Any game that only allows you to select 1 device for both sound and music you'll have to pick one card or the other though. oh and Adlib games will use both cards …

Re: Just how bad is the 5:4 stretch with DOS Games

This link has a few examples and links to even more https://www.neogaf.com/threads/ms-dos-games-and-aspect-ratio.1108226 I've kept a Dell 15" as 15" is the last screen that does 4:3 by default but it never gets used. The 17" feel so much bigger and I don't really notice the stretching. Main reason I …

Re: Show me your HP!

I pressed a Z400 back into service a few years ago, maxed out the CPU and RAM for a 2nd CAD workstation. We had a freeze on new PC purchases as the upgrade from Win7 to 10 was about to happen which included all new PC's By pure chance the Z800 was what the the guy was using. (both took an age to …

Re: Running 2x audio cards in one machine

it all comes down to resources lets say the AWE is on Port 220, IRQ 5, DMA 1, High 5 and the YMF is on Port 240, IRQ 7, DMA 6 High 3 As long as the dos game allows you to select the card/settings you can tell it which port to use, say doom you would set it up something like SFX= Sound blaster on …

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