Auzentech X-Fi Forte 7.1 PCIe
It has a good range of frequency response to cover the whole human range.
Small form factor card fits tight cases.
Full X-Fi acceleration and everything that comes with it.
PCI Express connectivity.
The Forte is a little low with the input signal-to-noise ratio.
Any audio card is better than an on board codec.
By TopTenREVIEWS on June 01, 2010
This isn’t the best card or the best price, it’s just...75
By 3dGameMan on November 03, 2009
Video Review: The Auzen X-Fi Forte 7.1 Low Profile Sound Card uses the latest Creative Labs components and technologies. It includes a creative X-Fi CA20K audio processor and X-RAM 64M bytes of DDR-SDRAM for audio processing. This sound card offers 7.1...-
By HardwareHeaven on September 29, 2009
Saying that the headphone amplifier is the best feature of the card may come as a surprise when the X-Fi Forte provides one of the best 7.1 analog or digital experiences in a desktop/HTPC environment but until...100
By X-bit Labs on September 03, 2009
The testing of the Auzen X-Fi Forte 7.1 has left an ambiguous impression. First off, it is absolutely not an Auzen X-Fi Prelude 7.1 of a smaller form-factor as you might expect judging by the specifications and employed chips. On the contrary, these...-
By The Tech Report on August 11, 2009
When you get down to their core feature sets, the Xonar Essence STX and X-Fi Forte really are quite similar. Both fake EAX effects in Vista, both support 24-bit audio up to 192kHz, both offer a measure of headphone amplification, both sound fantastic,...-
By Overclock3D on July 06, 2009
The Auzentech X-Fi Forte is a truly accomplished card and a superb all-round performer. Usually when a device attempt to fill a gap in the market by becoming a 'jack of all trades', it fails miserably in at least one area. The Auzentech X-Fi...80
By ComputerPowerUser on May 15, 2009
Interface: PCI-E 1.1; Speaker/headphone connections: Stereo to 7.1; Analog I/O Multi Connector (3.5mm Line In/Mic In/Side, Rear, Center, Front); 64MB X-RAM. Whether you’re building the ultimate gaming machine or configuring the best movie-viewing...80
By Expert Reviews on May 01, 2009
Verdict: The Forte handles everything from games to HD soundtracks, but niggling irritations let it down and its audio quality doesnt justify its price. The low-profile X-Fi Forte 7.1 PCI-E sound card is suitable for compact media centre PCs as...60
By Guru of 3D on March 25, 2009
Auzentch continues to prove they are a considerable force in the PC gaming audio market and PC audio market as a whole. Their latest offering the X-fi Forte 7.1 quickly reminded us why Auzentech rocketed to PC audio fame so quickly. The X-fi Forte...-
By FiringSquad on March 23, 2009
Auzentech X-Fi Forte ReviewCreative’s Sound Blaster series of audio cards once set the standard in positional sound effects thanks to their proprietary EAX audio acceleration. While on-board has caught up in many ways to dedicated audio cards...85