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One model is on newegg now ,i hope your sister can get it from 16th

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16829102041
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Please people.. Is there any fair chance of my sister getting the sound card for me?
Any shop is OK. She lives in Miamisburg.
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Pardon my ignorance, what's so special about the front panel aside from rarity?

It makes it like plugging the headphones directly into the back of the card without turning the computer around. Front panel audio built into the case is only HD audio and AC 97. With the creative audio front panel you don't lose any functionality.
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Originally Posted by malikq86 View Post

just bought Titanium HD...mainly for gaming...bad timing for me!
i hope this isn't as good as HD...or big time buyer's remorse.
i guess we will have to wait for some reviews...

The Titanium HD is a fantastic card. I don't think you need to be worried in the least bit about how it would stack up against the Recon3D; it may even end up being slightly better.
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Pardon my ignorance, what's so special about the front panel aside from rarity?

It makes it like plugging the headphones directly into the back of the card without turning the computer around. Front panel audio built into the case is only HD audio and AC 97. With the creative audio front panel you don't lose any functionality.

Exactly. Worth it if you're like me and would have a use for the front panel; although it made the Champion Edition of the X-Fi Fatal1ty VERY overpriced just for including the I/O panel. If I never would have gotten just the panel itself for cheap from another OCN member, I probably would never own one. That said, the fact that it will be fully compatible with my Recon3D Fatal1ty Pro (I just got an expected delivery date from Amazon for Tuesday, Dec. 3th after pre-ordering it last week) makes me even more excited in my ability to continue using it without losing any features or functionality.

I'll have to do some extended testing between my X-Fi Fatal1ty and Recon3D Fatal1ty late this week.
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Wow...it's a ghostland on that PCB.
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i don't see this sound card coming even close to x-fi hd in terms of sound quality

x-fi hd has significantly beefier components while the recon3d just from the looks, it uses low quality components.


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Maybe the new chip has things in there that are from outer space biggrin.gif
 
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With the current suport & drivers provided by the Creative .... I would go Auzentech any day.

I haven't had any driver problems with any of the Creative X-Fis, but I can definitely say that the Auzentech Prelude X-Fi is a better sounding card than any of the Creative X-Fis that I own (Titanium, XtremeMusic, Xtremegamer). It just sounds much more open and natural with better separation.
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Hell hath no fury like Creative's drivers biggrin.gif. I have been using Creative products since the first AWE 64 Gold came out and the driver issues have been endless. I lost count to be frank, can I be Frank? biggrin.gif
 
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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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i don't see this sound card coming even close to x-fi hd in terms of sound quality
x-fi hd has significantly beefier components while the recon3d just from the looks, it uses low quality components.

So you judge how a soundcard sounds by how it looks? applaud.gif
 
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