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Xonar DX vs TITANIUM FATAL1TY PRO poll!

Poll Results: Xonar DX or TITANIUM FATAL1TY PRO

 
  • 78% (18)
    Xonar DX
  • 21% (5)
    TITANIUM FATAL1TY PRO
23 Total Votes  
post #1 of 25
Thread Starter 
Please vote, then leave your comments and questions below:

here are the two links:
creative
http://www.frys.com/product/5614511?...H:MAIN_RSLT_PG
xonar
http://www.frys.com/product/5989744?...H:MAIN_RSLT_PG

the card i am considering:
http://www.frys.com/product/6281060?...H:MAIN_RSLT_PG
Edited by wgolden - 5/31/11 at 11:31am
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post #2 of 25
frankly we can not give you an opinion until you gave us what are your needs in sound card (gaming / music / movies ) and the audio setup currently you are using
    
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post #3 of 25
Xonar DX. It's half the price of the Titanium Fatal1ty Pro. The Xonar DX in my Son's rig outputs amazing sound, even the Xonar DG in my home theatre, which costs less than half the DX, sounds tons better than on-board. Also, better warranty from Asus

I don't think you have to spend a ton of $$$ to get decent audio for games and movies.....On the other hand, the Titanium Fatal1ty Pro has that cool cover. I wonder if it will make it overheat?

edit:

I have a DX and a DG on order for my primary and backup gaming rigs.
post #4 of 25
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im grabbing this razer headset: http://www.frys.com/product/5929334?...H:MAIN_RSLT_PG

going to be doing some serious gaming ^-^ i am looking for the best performing card regardless of its price. i am currently using my onboard sound with my sabertooth x58. i will listen to music as well though.
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post #5 of 25
Spend the little extra dough and grab a Titanium HD
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post #6 of 25
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thats out of the question because i cannot get that one refurbished lol
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post #7 of 25
if the budget is good and you are into gaming then surely you have to get the Creative Titanium HD (its 170$)
    
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post #8 of 25
Neither, there's no point if you're going to use that Razer headset.
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post #9 of 25
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what is wrong with the razer headset???
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post #10 of 25
Quote:
Originally Posted by wgolden View Post
what is wrong with the razer headset???
Short answer? It's a Razer headset.

You're better off just buying a decent headset if you're going to get a sound card. I used to own the Razer headset before I bought my DX, and the sound card didn't make much of a difference. When I got my HD555's they blew the Razer one out of the water. You can get a pair of HD555's for like $20 more than the Razer set, a worthy investment if you're buying a sound card.

Just my two cents.
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