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Because it makes them money.

They'd make more money selling audio codecs to companies than selling eletronics which don't work to consumers and having bad drivers and support.

Creative should work on a low-cost audio chip which can compete with Realtek audio chips.
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Because it makes them money.
They even managed to squeeze a little bit of juice out of Apple!
    
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The Titanium HD is supposed to be a Asus Essence competitor not your general gaming sound card. I'm sure the Titanium HD is still better for music and has interchangeable OPAMPs.

It's also supposed to replace the old X-Fi Titanium.
Not that I disagree - the titanium HD is an excellent card, but it looks like the fatality professional recon3d has all of the features of the titanium HD + some more. Same SnR, THX trustudio pro, etc

http://asia.creative.com/products/pr...&product=20886

But I would definitely get a 50$ titanium HD over the 175$ recon3d fatality professional
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They'd make more money selling audio codecs to companies than selling eletronics which don't work to consumers and having bad drivers and support.

Creative should work on a low-cost audio chip which can compete with Realtek audio chips.
All of that stuff is your opinion, i've never had issues with any creative soundcards. Not to say that i'm creative labs exclusive, but i've used a lot of their cards over the years with 0 problems.
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They'd make more money selling audio codecs to companies than selling eletronics which don't work to consumers and having bad drivers and support.

Creative should work on a low-cost audio chip which can compete with Realtek audio chips.
It's much easier to make money by selling types of products that millions or billions of people want instead (and for high prices, of course).

I mean here they have a large variety of products that are out there making them millions of dollars all the time. I'd like to be making the money that Creative is making.

By having all of these consumer products, they also maintain an extremely high profile which makes them even more money.
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Not that I disagree - the titanium HD is an excellent card, but it looks like the fatality professional recon3d has all of the features of the titanium HD + some more. Same SnR, THX trustudio pro, etc

http://asia.creative.com/products/pr...&product=20886

But I would definitely get a 50$ titanium HD over the 175$ recon3d fatality professional
The Titanium HD normally costs over $150.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16829102033

It's $179.99 before shipping at Newegg right now.
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Release date and price?

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I checked up on it, most hate creative , overpriced sulky drivers and other stuff lol, guess xonar is better?

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I checked up on it, most hate creative , overpriced sulky drivers and other stuff lol, guess xonar is better?

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Meh, I don't know. I've been using their cards since the almighty Sound Blaster 16 and I haven't had any problems whatsoever.

Personally, I think it's sometimes a case of PEBKAC.
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