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Originally Posted by WorldExclusive;15311213 
I'll take the audiophile card over the game card any day.
By the inputs alone, it's made for Logitech speakers. Ha.

Sound Blasters are usually the lower line of cards from Creative.
SBs needs a lot of software to sound decent, were the Titanium's are hardware focused.

It's made for headphones.

The 360 degree effect really shines with headphones.

The eax and 3d really works wonders with games that support it with the old x-fi chip. If this thing can simulate true 360 without needing eax, I'm all over this.
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why do "expensive" consumer level sound cards still don't use tantalum caps?
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Originally Posted by bojinglebells;15311812 
Exactly, these have features that line them up as upgrades/replacements (although pricing seems steep to be a flat out replacement) for the Titanium and Titanium Fatality Pro. Titanium HD has the old X-Fi chip but otherwise superior components.

The Recon3d Fatality professional is similar to the titanium X-FI HD. From what I can tell it has EVERYTHING the x-fi titanium HD has + more.

I'm not sure why you'd say that creative won't replace the x-fi titanium HD, it is still using the old X-Fi audio processor and not the recon 3d. As creative has always done in the past, eventually all of their products will migrate to the newer audio processor for their high end audio cards, except for the extremely budget/low end stuff which will use the X-Fi audio processor. Similar to how the low end cards now use the audigy processor.
Edited by xoleras - 10/14/11 at 5:49pm
post #54 of 372
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Originally Posted by Crag;15310990 
will people , this is my first time doing a news
so if anyone has some points about it feel free to say

so glad i helped

Crag

Protip: Avoid Imageshack like the plague.
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Or, learn how to post images from it without them being linked. Like this:

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I knew about this when it was released, was I alone thinking this was new information on it? because this is sorta old news to me. also i spotted the thing on amazon, sorta weird that they are selling one, someone should try to pick it up.
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Originally Posted by TwoCables;15310910 
Ah ha! This must be why they were so cheap at Best Buy!

Yea I had asked the Best Buy rep when I went to buy some and he said they were discontinuing the XFi Titanium HD's. Any idea if these will be better than the XFi Titanium HD's? If so, how much?
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Having actually read it, all the features are nothing new lols. Good marketing presentation though.
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Originally Posted by chinesekiwi;15312882 
Having actually read it, all the features are nothing new lols. Good marketing presentation though.

thanks for your quick review, when it comes to sound I follow your recommendations!
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The Sound Blaster Recon3D PCI Express sound cards feature 6-channel 24-bit 102dB DACs, 4-channel 24-bit 101dB analog-to-digital (ADC) converters

These DAC/ACDs are no better than most on-board and are well below what many other discrete cards at half the price, or less, have.
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