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Its off topic but I just have this feeling that in the future we can be able to get multiple sounds cards and sli or crossfire them and get better sound just like people do with graphics cards. smile.gif
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post #12 of 28
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Originally Posted by Captain1337;13342218 
Its off topic but I just have this feeling that in the future we can be able to get multiple sounds cards and sli or crossfire them and get better sound just like people do with graphics cards. smile.gif
There are big differences between audio and video.

A few of us were working with multiple cards used together awhile ago. We developed software that allowed you to link two cards internally using low latency drivers. Why you ask?

At the time, most gaming cards used lower end DAC's and there were other cards that sounded much better but didn't have the same gaming routines.

So we used a gaming card and then a card that was one of the best for straight sound quality at the time. Add in the software we developed and you basically have one gaming card that just kills normal gaming cards. You can still use the software to link two cards together to give you the features of both.

Sorry guys, not trying to get off topic just answering questions.
Edited by Robscix - 5/1/11 at 11:56am
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Switch 18 and 19.
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Are these the best cards for headphones, speakers, outputting to receivers, analog, digital, compatibility, interface, drivers, customer support, gaming, music, movies, recording, etc.? I don't quite understand how they are ordered...

Every person needs to determine what they want to do with their card and THEN they can rank the cards for a specific set of requirements.
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ahhhhhhhhhh..........almost all posts are negative
it seems i made a big mistake ranking sound cards so who vote for deleting this thread frown.gif
though it took me weeks gathering infos and reading reviews sad-smiley-002.gif
but i think the guide is good right?

thanks for all people who discussed the thread
in a community it`s all about sharing in smile.gif

please give me a break people just trying to help
    
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post #16 of 28
Not negative, but more constructive criticism.
post #17 of 28
I agree with chinesewiki. It is a good idea, just hard to do in the way you ahve tackled it. Rather than rank them in a specific order, perhaps you could list the strengths and weaknesses of each one. I would think an easy to read database covering the most popular sound cards would be extremely helpful.
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post #18 of 28
Yeah, at the very least I would serparate the rankings between gaming and music listening.
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thanks all needs my idea needs to have some refine
i appreciate all your posts
    
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post #20 of 28
nice guide very quick and dirty for beginners although my Creative Titanium is just collecting dust since I cant hear worth a crap and it sounds the same as my onboard lol
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