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Money no object best??

X-fi titanium HD cut it?
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Blu Ray? You need HDMI to carry raw HD audio.
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Yeah blu ray an games.
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post #4 of 7
The Titanium HD is really great and also you can consider the Xonar STX or even for low budget you can get the Xonar DX

but i don't understand what is about the Blueray if you are saying that you need an HDAV card are pointless now.
    
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http://www.overclock.net/sound-cards-computer-audio/1014902-most-commonly-recommended-audio-products.html

You'd probably be happy with a Titanium HD; however, there are also True-HD options; however, since you have the Z5500s, you won't be able to use the Titanium HD and the True-HD options aren't even on the table really. You'll likely be happy an HT Omega Claro Plus+, but even that might be overkill for the Z5500s. Still, money is not object, so go for it. Otherwise, if money does matter, you'll likely be happy with the Creative Titanium. They're on sale at Frys atm for 40 dollars. Go steal that.

When you upgrade speakers, let us know, we can recommend you a much better sound card. Til then, it really won't be worth it with those speakers.
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Originally Posted by Simca;13515634 
Otherwise, if money does matter, you'll likely be happy with the Creative Titanium. They're on sale at Frys atm for 40 dollars. Go steal that.

I usually recommend the Asus alternative but at that price there's really no point in not getting one.

Go for the Titanium.
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ASUS Xonar HDAV 1.3

Auzentech Auzen X-Fi HomeTheater HD

They are the only solutions that supports full-resolution LPCM and Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio bitstreaming.
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