Creative SoundBlaster Audigy SE 7.1 drivers

  PaulB2005 09:44 08 Dec 2005

I'm looking to upgrade my sound from on-board to a Creative SoundBlaster Audigy SE 7.1 drivers. I've downloaded the manual from Creative's website but can't find any drivers.

Creatives site lists the following similar products:

Audigy ES
Audigy DE(SE)
Audigy LS(SE)

None of which seem to fit the description.

The Creative product number is 30SB057000000 but creative says no drivers exist for the product. I only want the drivers and not the software.

Can anyone help?

  Stuartli 10:13 08 Dec 2005

The Creative website has a means of checking your sound card (or other components) and downloading the latest drivers and software for it (them).

  PaulB2005 10:23 08 Dec 2005

Shame. I haven't ordered the card yet and as an OEM it comes with no CD. I want to make sure i have the drivers before i order.

I had an old Sound Blaster 512PCI card before and the auto checker didn't like it...

Don't see why they can't just post the drivers.

  PaulB2005 10:35 08 Dec 2005

I found the model is an SB 0570 by looking at the hi-res pics on their website. However it's not even listed at click here

  PaulB2005 10:40 08 Dec 2005

Don't worry - i'll go Retail -

click here

click here

  Stuartli 11:08 08 Dec 2005

Someone's had the same problem!

click here

  PaulB2005 11:10 08 Dec 2005

Yes that was the first of the two links i just posted. Hence i ditched the search.

Cheers :-)

  Stuartli 11:15 08 Dec 2005

Sorry I didn't check your links by hovering the cursor over them...:-(

It would seem to me that, under the Sales of Goods Act, any retailer would be selling a product that is not of merchantable quality.

  PaulB2005 11:19 08 Dec 2005

It's an OEM so it doesn't come with drivers and isn't supposed to.

However Creative don't make it easy for you....

  PaulB2005 11:19 08 Dec 2005

It's an extra £15 for the nice box, CD and paper manual.

  PaulB2005 11:22 08 Dec 2005

There support centre lists the model when you want to e-mail them though...

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