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post #51 of 140
ive never had any problems with any of my creative sound cards. just takes a while to get them working because you have to go through all the settings and manually make the sound come out. Yes it is annoying, but you only have to do it once.
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post #52 of 140
Nice looking card, glad to see they re enabled the analog outputs.
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Too bad the drivers will probably be unstable/useless. Neither I or Creative's support could get the X-Fi Titanium to work reliably in my machine. Popping noises from the optical output, refusal to switch modes, bluescreens, etc, etc...
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post #54 of 140
What's next aftermarket heatsinks for sound cards?
Design looks pretty cool though.
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Too bad the drivers will probably be unstable/useless. Neither I or Creative's support could get the X-Fi Titanium to work reliably in my machine. Popping noises from the optical output, refusal to switch modes, bluescreens, etc, etc...
Some are born to fail.
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I cringe every time some company tacks on the "3D" buzzword.
    
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until i see some kind of explanation for why a soundcard needs a quadcore processor, leds, and an acrylic window, im passing this off as marketing BS. Also, it looks almost identical to a SB Live! 24, only with a fancier processor and a cover.
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until i see some kind of explanation for why a soundcard needs a quadcore processor, leds, and an acrylic window, im passing this off as marketing BS. Also, it looks almost identical to a SB Live! 24, only with a fancier processor and a cover.
The LEDs and acrylic window are a little excessive. However, the quad core is not. Wouldn't sound pretty much sound better if there was an individual processor covering each part of the music. One covers the audio, one covers the positioning, one covers bass, and one to control the other three so that they are all working in unison. That sounds like a potentially amazing sound card. Especially with someone like Creative behind this, can't go wrong I don't think.
     
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The LEDs and acrylic window are a little excessive. However, the quad core is not. Wouldn't sound pretty much sound better if there was an individual processor covering each part of the music. One covers the audio, one covers the positioning, one covers bass, and one to control the other three so that they are all working in unison. That sounds like a potentially amazing sound card. Especially with someone like Creative behind this, can't go wrong I don't think.
I believe it is better to do so. The cowon S9 contains two individual cores for each channel by my understanding.
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I have an Auzentech Hometheater HD Best $250 i ever spent .
So the Auzentech Hometheater HD uses a CA20K2 X-Fi processor, how does this compare to whatever X-Fi Processor my Titanium Professional Audio has? http://support.creative.com/kb/ShowA...aspx?sid=54548
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