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well both of the systems Ive used mine in are Intel and Ive still never had any issues with it....

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Perhaps the XtremeGamer has better driver stability, but there's really no reason to recommend one today. Creative's Xfi Titanium is the card that most directly competes with the Xonar cards (specifically the DX/D1), and there are plenty of driver issues with that card. Again, maybe not everyone experiences issues, but it's a likely possibility.
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Is the Creative X-Fi XtremeMusic any better than the Xonar DG?
    
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Is the Creative X-Fi XtremeMusic any better than the Xonar DG?
If you have where to get one ,even used, just get it
It s wonderful.
DG is a bug compared to X-Fi Xtreme Music.
   
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If you can buy the DS for $40 shipped(i bought one) or less, I'd say go for it. If not skip on it. I purchased the DS because I don't need a cheap implemented amp on the DG, nor I need the Dolby headphone future. I got a chance to use that future with the STX and didn't like it. In addition, I wanted to test op-amps since the DS allows that option.

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well i got an offer to buy the creative xtreme music but i know nothing about it! how would it compare to the DS or DG?
    
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post #27 of 35
Take it from someone who's listened to a DG, STX, Titanium HD and Titanium Fat Pro. They all sound the same, but the the DG is the least expensive and has a headphone amp, so you should get it.
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post #28 of 35
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well i got an offer to buy the creative xtreme music but i know nothing about it! how would it compare to the DS or DG?
Going from the Audigy 2 Value to X-FI Xtreme Music it will make you cry of happyness ,as i did
You wont belive your ears.
Download Daniel K X-Fi Support Pack 2.0 then download latest Creative driver for W7 and install on top of Daniels K driver ,enjoy.
You wont regret buying it if it s in perfect state.

cuad ,it really depends on the ears each of us have.Some may notice quality gaps.
   
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post #29 of 35
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Take it from someone who's listened to a DG, STX, Titanium HD and Titanium Fat Pro. They all sound the same.
No they don't. You must have been using cheap HP's. Using cheap audio equipment can lead one to drawing the same conclusion you have made. Once you start using quality headphones will you be able to fully appreciate the higher audio fidelity that the more expensive cards offer.

The Asus DG for example which I threw in my older accounting pc sounds cheap when hooked up to my $400 HP's and dedicated amp. STX & Titanium HD are much better sounding cards then the lower end models. Night and day difference with he right gear.
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my 2 cents:

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