This card does several things right. Tyrian is a challenging one for clones. Software Music Machine Archive. I do believe it’s not as compatible as the YMF, though. Thank you very much.. Search Contact Privacy Policy. There was a certain ESS card I tried and didn’t like because it could only play a couple of sounds at a time, or would play the first half of a sound and cut off the rest.

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Freeware All Free software. I dug through my box of sound cards looking for a replacement and tried an: But try playing a shooter and shooting a few things, causing explosions etc and see if this card has that issue. It insists on enabling WSS which is obviously not gonna work on 8-bit.

Voodoo2s aren’t mhz stock Geforce isn’t released as a beta on New Years ’99 under the Quadro brand DOS gaming isn’t a bilinear x Each behaved slightly differently with regard to WSS resources and I only managed to get the YMF to behave consistently, but not without a struggle, and even then the mixer settings were so far out of whack that – as always – I yanked the card out and swore to never touch one again.

I need that ESS es driver asap thanks: This site hosts no abandonware.

I have Compaq Presario and my sound card need audiodriver ES plug and play audio drive. I wants my Duke3D.


I was about to give up and put the SB16 back in when I noticed this humble looking card, pulled from a junked Socket 7 machine at some time in the past and kept because it had a wavetable header: The DB header is also quite unusual, one of the 5V pins and the midi-out pin is used as digital audio input, which can be used only by certain ESS DBs.

I need audio driver ES for 9X for wiondows This disclaimer is brought to you thanks to the BSA. Users browsing this forum: It must have been late The on board amp can be turned off easily via 168. And as others have noted here there is a nasty pop when starting the PC, but these are minor complaints in my opinion.

I forget which one it was.

Setup was easy enough and the Sound Blaster Pro compatibility seemed to be good, but it sounded like my speakers had been immersed in water. Also the wavetable header could not be configured to a useable port number this is done via jumpersthe lowest available was port !

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VOGONS • View topic – ESS AudioDrive (ES) – a surprisingly good ISA sound card

Perhaps this is Windows only option via the generic WSS 2. EXE is likewise easy to use, and allowed me to set the MIDI and CD volumes both muted by defaultand the volume levels were perfect first time which is a rare thing in my experience.


The ES datasheet http: I bought it new for a Pentium if I remember correctly. It’s an international shipment so I’m still waiting: Freeware All Free software License Conditions: I haven’t had a chance to try any of the ISA AudioDrives but I’m looking forward to giving this baby a spin once it arrives.

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Select your preferred way to display the comments and click “Save settings” to activate your changes. This card is SB Pro compatible and sounds fantastic, very clean and crisp. Need driver for ess audiodrive: Then again Wolf3D does this even on a SB.