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Originally Posted by admflameberg;14590376 
The problem with your post is you assume that every one will have issues. Just because you have issues with your X-FI HD software. Do not mean every one does. Because I sure dont. I didnt have issues with my STX either.

The software isnt unstable on my computer and been working great for 3 weeks so far.I did every thing from listening to music games and movies while changing the modes. Even Changed a mod while I had music going forgetting to close the program down.

Also different configs react different. Just like some one else can still have issues even IF I didnt.

The first thing the op should do is change out the op-amps in his I/V socket if he knows how to. As they uses the default JRCs.

Edit: I also use Asio when i creating music besides using it when I listen to music. I not having any asio issues either.
This.

I have the Callisto Deluxe is which essentially a Vertex 2, and Console Launcher opens in almost exactly 1000ms (1 whole second). It opens in a little bit less than half that time once I've already opened it and closed it.

Either way, I've had the XtremeGamer that has a low-profile size PCB for over 3 years, and I've never had one single problem with it in any way.
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Thanks so much for the responses guy, rep all around.

I will be sticking with the Titanium HD, it seems.

Mad love.
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It seems to me like all Fatal1ty products are overpriced...
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I used to have the Fatal1ty Pro card (without the front panel) and it was ok...just ok. I never had any problems with it (software or hardware wise), but it didn't stand out. I then sold it and went on a limb and bought an STX, but after much time with it I disliked its sound signature (too flat for my tastes). After looking around and researching for about a week, I settled on the Titanium HD. Let me just say that it is the best sound card I have ever owned! I love it's sound signature (full, vibrant, and most importantly not flat like the STX). IDK how good it is with gaming as I hardly play games anymore, but I wouldn't doubt it does quite well. I would 100% recommend you getting the Titanium HD, but by reading the posts above it looks like you have already made up your mind tongue.gif Anyhow, here's another post and user recommending the HD for you!
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Originally Posted by Plex;14590648 
Thanks so much for the responses guy, rep all around.

I will be sticking with the Titanium HD, it seems.

Mad love.

Enjoy it and here's to it working flawlessly. smil3dbd4e4c2e742.gifsmil3dbd4e4c2e742.gif
 
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post #16 of 27
simple like this
Audio performance , the HD all the way

Headphone support , the HD with 330 ohms support

I/O ports : the HD is stereo card 2 channels only , the Fatal1ty is 7.1

The worthless XRam : both have 64MB

Drivers :the HD did more stabilty in win7

Swappable OP-AMP : the HD has swappable OP-AMP , good for advanced users

So if you use stereo speakers , HD all the way
    
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Argh. I have a feeling I'll be upgrading to the Titanium HD within a month. hehehe

Damn. smile.gif
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post #18 of 27
As you can see from my sig I'm also a proud owner of a Titanium HD. Performance is excellent but the software is not. I don't have many problems but sometimes when switching from headphones to speakers I lose audio output and I have to disable and enable the card to fix it. A couple of times (also after switching between headphones and speakers) the OS had stopped detecting the card and I had to uninstall and re-install the drivers to fix it.

I have the Logitech Z-680 5.1 speakers and I use optical out for these.
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Originally Posted by MakubeX;14591514 
As you can see from my sig I'm also a proud owner of a Titanium HD. Performance is excellent but the software is not. I don't have many problems but sometimes when switching from headphones to speakers I lose audio output and I have to disable and enable the card to fix it. A couple of times (also after switching between headphones and speakers) the OS had stopped detecting the card and I had to uninstall and re-install the drivers to fix it.

I have the Logitech Z-680 5.1 speakers and I use optical out for these.

I got clobbered for pointing out negatives. Hide this post before you end up in the same boat rolleyes.gifrolleyes.gif
 
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I got clobbered for pointing out negatives. Hide this post before you end up in the same boat rolleyes.gifrolleyes.gif

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Oh and just to clarify, when I say switching from headphones to speakers, I mean switching Window's playback device from Speakers to Digital Out. Just wanted to clarify because if I leave it in Speakers I do get audio from my Z-680 speakers connected by optical, but I also get audio from my headphones at the same time.
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