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Originally Posted by dioxholster View Post

So which is better, HD or Recon?

Supposedly Titanium HD due to superior quality of components.

Recon3D brings new features and more powerful audio processor, how much this will affect real world use is yet to be seen.
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Oh my that is sexy. I want more white PCB products. frown.gif
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SERIOUSLY GUYS???

How likely is this to sound any difference vs my Onboard SOund, Vs SB Live!, Vs X-Fi?????

X-Fi Only difference I NOTICED was some of my crappier MP3's were cleaned up in real time, Some of the older ones had less Background noise

Im done with Sound Cards I thinks

Ever since I recently removed my X-Fi to test sound in a friends PC, been using Onboard, with headphones through the front PC Case Jack, and Have not noticed a slight Change....
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post #154 of 372
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SERIOUSLY GUYS???
How likely is this to sound any difference vs my Onboard SOund, Vs SB Live!, Vs X-Fi?????
X-Fi Only difference I NOTICED was some of my crappier MP3's were cleaned up in real time, Some of the older ones had less Background noise
Im done with Sound Cards I thinks
Ever since I recently removed my X-Fi to test sound in a friends PC, been using Onboard, with headphones through the front PC Case Jack, and Have not noticed a slight Change....

Wait till you get a decent, expensive pair of headphones. If audio isnt your thing, then you're fine, but if you get some better non-usb headphones you may well come to realize your onboard is inadequate.
Also, there are a few onboard chipsets that actually have really good audio, and are somewhat known for it, so, to each their own. I personally experienced a huge difference going from onboard to an asus xonar essence stx to a Audinst HUD-Mx1. That being said, I have a set of sennheiser hd 650, so the audio upgrades are somewhat justified.
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post #155 of 372
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SERIOUSLY GUYS???

How likely is this to sound any difference vs my Onboard SOund, Vs SB Live!, Vs X-Fi?????

X-Fi Only difference I NOTICED was some of my crappier MP3's were cleaned up in real time, Some of the older ones had less Background noise

Im done with Sound Cards I thinks

Ever since I recently removed my X-Fi to test sound in a friends PC, been using Onboard, with headphones through the front PC Case Jack, and Have not noticed a slight Change....

You shouldn't discourage others from upgrading using your limited experience with sound cards as a basis. If your headphones are the limiting factor then you won't be able to see the full effect of the sound card or amplifier. It's like saying no one should upgrade from a GTX 460 to a GTX 580 because you can't tell the difference on your 60Hz 1680x1050 monitor.

When upgrading just your headphones it might make the sound quality seem crappier when in reality it's just revealing the quality of the on-board sound or content itself. This would be like upgrading to a 1080P monitor and having a drop in framerate or seeing the low resolution textures. Now this analogy isn't completely consistent because there are factors such as distortion that can mask the signal and sometimes even help smooth out the harsh frequencies.
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SERIOUSLY GUYS???
How likely is this to sound any difference vs my Onboard SOund, Vs SB Live!, Vs X-Fi?????
X-Fi Only difference I NOTICED was some of my crappier MP3's were cleaned up in real time, Some of the older ones had less Background noise
Im done with Sound Cards I thinks
Ever since I recently removed my X-Fi to test sound in a friends PC, been using Onboard, with headphones through the front PC Case Jack, and Have not noticed a slight Change....

Ferraris are also worthless because I can't tell the difference when driving in a 35 mph zone. The only thing I noticed was the noise from the muffler sounded differently. I'm done with Ferraris, I thinks.

Ever since driving 75mph on the interstate I have noticed a slight change in acceleration. It must be the same thing as my 4 door Honda Civic. I don't care what anyone else says! I can't believe people buy them. For what!??!?!!
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Basically what the last 3 people posted sums it up.
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I wonder would this fit in my Foxconn BloodRage's sound card slot (the one it comes with)? That would be amazing. Although 329$ T.T I'll spent it on a graphics card instead.
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I wonder would this fit in my Foxconn BloodRage's sound card slot (the one it comes with)? That would be amazing. Although 329$ T.T I'll spent it on a graphics card instead.

no.
It will not.
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no.
It will not.

It might do if he just cuts along the dotted lines.

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