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Buy mine! For $100 you will not get a better soundcard.

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Originally Posted by Dromihetes View Post
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.
is it a 7.1 card? because i don't see that many outputs on it. It needs a dongle right?

I'm probably going to get it then. Its in pretty good condition.
    
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Originally Posted by iCrap View Post
is it a 7.1 card? because i don't see that many outputs on it. It needs a dongle right?

I'm probably going to get it then. Its in pretty good condition.
This is how the card looks -> http://www.guru3d.com/article/xfi-xt...aster-review/3
Some versions have a heatsink on the Creative chip ,mine has one.
Get the card and if you don t like it ,please swear me on this forum and in PM.
If it s healthy you will enjoy anything you throw at it.

The jacks are able to give you 7.1 .5.1 works as well.
If it comes with a driver disk ignore it ,just go on Creative forum and get the Daniel K Support Pack 2.0 ,on top of which you install the latest Creative driver for the card.
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Originally Posted by Crag View Post
cause the all X-Fi cards (except the Xtreme audio that why i did nt recommend it) uses the EMU20K2 chip which is known for better processing in gaming (espically in FPS)

while the C Media in Xonars (and some HT omegas) produce better sound quality (music/movies) but not that good on gaming (it`s good but the EMU20K2 is better for gaming only)
Dead on...

I've owned several Asus cards (from low end up to a D2X) and ended up coming back to an X-FI card for gaming.

As mentioned above, the Asus cards do sound slightly better with music and movies but the X-FI cards are better for games (especially in a 5.1 setup with respect to positional sounds).
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Dead on...

I've owned several Asus cards (from low end up to a D2X) and ended up coming back to an X-FI card for gaming.

As mentioned above, the Asus cards do sound slightly better with music and movies but the X-FI cards are better for games (especially in a 5.1 setup with respect to positional sounds).
Don t forget the control panel features ! Xonars lack in this area.Upmixing is a pain in the a.. ,at least for me and my D1.
   
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