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That’s a bit crap. My website with reviews, demos, drivers, tutorials and more The MPU was recognised no problem, I just never got any sound. This disclaimer is brought to you thanks to the BSA. Will the highways on the internets become more few?

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I’ll track down one with the onboard synth functionality too and see if that gives me some love. BTW what ever happened to RetroGames? At the time I presumed the empty solder pads all over the card had something to do with the wavetable header not working.

If the wavetable header worked, I think this card would have topped the ESF. You do not have the required permissions to view the files attached to this post. Easy to use and Compatible for sure.

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It sounds better than my old SB16 CT and one of the big benefits which I just realized is that PC speaker sound is now directed fard the speakers Only downside is that the wavetable connector have been removed on the motherboard but it looks like you can solder it on though EDIT: This chipset was also natively supported in at least one game I tried, and that I like. His hardware test threads were great.


I’m happy with it so far. Users browsing this forum: As you can find in the ISA soundcard overview in my signature. Not the best at anything, but not bad at anything either, wss is rare. I have several of these cards still around here somewhere.

ESS ES1688 AudioDrive Free Driver Download

Too all Windows 98 users of this card. This was a couple of years ago and I ended up cracking the shits and sold all my ESS cards in one lot on ebay for a tenner. That’s a bit crap. Board index All times are UTC.

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This chipset also includes the ESFM synth, just like thewhich still sounds very nice here. No more crappy Orchid that can’t read CD-Rs! Would change the caps on these though. Anyway I have another card with this chipset on the way so hopefully I have more luck with that one.

Setting it up es11688 just as easy as before; my one and only problem with it was the wavetable header, which cars not to work. Have been playing around with my integrated ESS in my Compaq.


Go to this directory on your specific drive usually C: Will the highways on the internets become more few? They’ve got to be 20 years old now, and they were off-brand caps to begin with. I picked up this card for a few bucks because I wanted to try out the ES chipset http: Still no action from the wavetable.

Unlike the ES chipset, which preceded the ES, this card should in theory not require a driver for the wavetable header, i. Was a great card back in the day, excellent value and the compatibility was amazing.

To confuse the issue I found this information in the deep dark recesses of the interwebs: I’ve had a lot of hardware going bad on me lately, so I’m not in a good position to test at the moment.