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Hello everyone.

Please can you tell me if a Creative SoundBlaster Pro 2 card is a worthwhile purchase or not. (It's not cheap).

Thank you very much.

Best regards, Robert.

Reply 1 of 4, by Amigaz

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retro games 100 wrote:
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Hello everyone.

Please can you tell me if a Creative SoundBlaster Pro 2 card is a worthwhile purchase or not. (It's not cheap).

Thank you very much.

Best regards, Robert.

It's good, only drawback is that it lacks a midi daughterboard header.
You'll get max SB compatability with this card, the Sound Blaster 16 for example doesn't do stereo when you use it with Sb pro mode in games

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Reply 2 of 4, by swaaye

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Yup, thumps up to the 'ol SBPro2. I ran one of those for years. It's about as compatible as you can get with everything. The onboard amp kinda stinks though cuz it adds noise. But even "line level"-equipped SB16s are noisy as hell so who can tell? heh

Reply 3 of 4, by 5u3

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retro games 100 wrote:

(It's not cheap)

Agreed, a SB Pro is nice to have, although I wouldn't pay very much for it. The CT1600 model is rather common, it shouldn't be expensive.