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Auztentech's X-FI drivers are pretty much exactly the same as Creative drivers these days.
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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.

It definitely won't be a better soundcarding card. It may have a better sound processor but that is about it. Maybe down the road Creative will release a high end card like the Titanium HD. Or Auzentech will produce a new card using this new Creative sound processor.
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Looks like tom has the sound card on their gift list..but i dont think they have tested it out yet....

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/holiday-gift-hardware-computer,3091-13.html

Also on sale at amazon for $145..while X-Fi Titanium HD selling for $130....i don't get it the pricing structure...

http://www.amazon.com/Creative-Blaster-Recon3D-Fatal1ty-SB1356/dp/B00654PTT2
Edited by malikq86 - 12/13/11 at 8:25am
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So you judge how a soundcard sounds by how it looks? applaud.gif

Quality of the support components is a strong indicator of how clean/accurate sound reproduction can be.
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Any reviews for the soundcard? not the USD card.
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Any reviews for the soundcard? not the USD card.

i've been looking for one the last week...i still haven't found a review on the non-usb version.
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anyone find a review? or comparison vs HD yet?
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Looks like tom has the sound card on their gift list..but i dont think they have tested it out yet....
http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/holiday-gift-hardware-computer,3091-13.html
Also on sale at amazon for $145..while X-Fi Titanium HD selling for $130....i don't get it the pricing structure...
http://www.amazon.com/Creative-Blaster-Recon3D-Fatal1ty-SB1356/dp/B00654PTT2

Newegg random sells the X-FI HD Pcie card for 140 then flips it back to 170 and back to 140, they been doing that for a while.They cant make up their minds.
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That fatality is gorgeouss!!!
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i've been looking for one the last week...i still haven't found a review on the non-usb version.

If Creative isn't handing out review units I think that kind of tells you something. wink.gif
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Quality of the support components is a strong indicator of how clean/accurate sound reproduction can be.

The components are fine. Just because it doesn't have gold connectors on the back doesn't mean its not high quality, creative cards generally have good build quality.
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