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Old 02-26-08, 02:47 PM   #13
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Sound Blaster 16 PRO!

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Old 02-26-08, 03:13 PM   #14
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Guess that the X-FI, but the ASUS Xonar seems like a very good option too.

There're some benchmarks here (X-FI vs Xonar D2):
http://www.pcper.com/article.php?aid...e=expert&pid=8
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Old 02-26-08, 03:29 PM   #15
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I've had zero problems with my Auzentech, but based on some reviews and what I've heard I'd love to give the D2X a listen to compare, but @ $200, just not sure it's worth it in case I have issues with it.

Auzentech has more frequent driver releases then Creative and have seemingly split parts of driver development as they have updated drivers now at least 4-5 times during which Creative has done nothing. They have also met or surpassed "driver feature" release dates thus far. So in that I feel comfy w/my Auzen.
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Old 02-26-08, 06:22 PM   #16
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Doesn't suprise me any since Creative hasen't released an official driver for so long.

Sound drivers are like Video drivers, they need updating once in a while unlike Ceative where its once every couple of years.
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Old 02-26-08, 06:47 PM   #17
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Complaining about drivers again? That's cool, but I pack way more sausage than you. ::

Creative drivers work fine for me on Vista 64. No need to update IMHO.
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Old 02-26-08, 06:57 PM   #18
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Doesn't suprise me any since Creative hasen't released an official driver for so long.

Sound drivers are like Video drivers, they need updating once in a while unlike Ceative where its once every couple of years.
where do you make up this bullcrap?
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Hey, don't get hard head on me.

You know damn well as well as alot of folks here that Creative is slow at getting drivers out for their Xfi cards.

Stop with the third degree on me.

I base their theorys on experiences. I buy a good product and expect good services.
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Old 02-26-08, 08:11 PM   #20
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where do you make up this bullcrap?
Don't ask him. He just posts it.
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Auzentech X-Prelude, X-Fi with DDL and DTS live, the absolute best soundcard out right now.
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Complaining about drivers again? That's cool, but I pack way more sausage than you. ::

Creative drivers work fine for me on Vista 64. No need to update IMHO.
What a lucky guy you are. My X-Fi in Vista 64 sounds more like microwave popcorn.
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What a lucky guy you are. My X-Fi in Vista 64 sounds more like microwave popcorn.
There is a known issue with x-fi and NF4 chipsets with 64bit. That will never be fixed and will always have the crackle.
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This card here look reallllly sweet,a Razor Soundcard
http://peripherals.about.com/od/pcex...rracudaac1.htm

If anyone has the extra $$$ to try it,I'd appreciate some reviews.I'm looking into some reviews and such.I cant see how everyone issed it?
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