[rescue] need a pci audio card for a windows 98se pc
Curtis H. Wilbar Jr.
rescue at hawkmountain.net
Tue Jan 23 20:57:56 CST 2007
Phil Stracchino wrote:
> Bill Bradford wrote:
>> On Tue, Jan 23, 2007 at 10:55:38AM -0700, Arthur Wouk wrote:
>>> i am restoring an hp pavilion 6330 and have gotten it into pretty good
>>> shape. i plan eventually to double boot it with linux. but first i want to
>>> get the audio working. so i need a pci audio card and install disk - say a
>>> soundblaster 16 which runs on 98se.
>> Search eBay for "AudioPCI" - the ensoniq audiopci card is well
>> supported. It's what I used in all the systems I built up until
>> I started getting boxes with onboard audio.
> Yup, ES1370 and ES1371 based boards work great.
> I have a bunch of spares. Want one?
I assume you checked the BIOS in the Pavilion to make sure the onboard
audio was not disabled by a previous owner ?
And the Ensoniq AudioPCI cards would work well for that box... I used
a few of those myself. They must have done something right for Creative
to buy out their competition. :-)
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