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The Titanium HD normally costs over $150.

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

It's $179.99 before shipping at Newegg right now.
Does this means, i get a good deal getting this card for 135$ on ebay? incudling shipping that is, i'm from EU, the shipping alone cost 50$.
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what are your opinions about this:

A NEW AUDIO PLATFORM POWERED BY SOUND CORE3D - THE WORLD'S FIRST QUAD-CORE AUDIO AND VOICE PROCESSOR
    
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Hahaha.. I knew it!

Glad I haven't opened up my Titanium HD yet.
I'm looking for one if you want to sell it, Just drop me a PM.
   
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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.
I'll still take better hardware over software.
Software makes the audio artificial. It may sound more lively, but very unrealistic.

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Originally Posted by mtbiker033 View Post
HD titanium and ATH-a700 sound pretty damn good could this be any better? doubting it over here
I have the same combo, and it's one of the most amazing setups I've had for gaming, at an affordable price.
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what are your opinions about this:

A NEW AUDIO PLATFORM POWERED BY SOUND CORE3D - THE WORLD'S FIRST QUAD-CORE AUDIO AND VOICE PROCESSOR
Not to start a flame war, but shoving more cores didn't help AMD much did it?

It all depends on how it is utilized. We shall see once some reviews come out
    
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Originally Posted by sugiik View Post
where i can find titan HD sale ? (if possible internet shop asia/SEA region ^^)

would be there integrated headphone amp like titan HD do , on this new recon3d ?
You missed buying it for 47.99$ at best buy last week. That sale lasted for like 2 days.
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2-Sound Blaster Recon3D Fatal1ty Professional


Price: $209
Isn't the point of the shroud on the Fatal1ty to reduce EMI from a video card a few mm away? plastic doesn't do that, why put a plastic window on it?

functionality > aesthetics

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Maybe you should use it before passing judgement.

When it comes to creative's sound cards, it's all about the chip and post processing (3d positions). No one's going to the studio with something like this.

Back on XP, and Alchemy (with vista and 7), if a fps game supported EAX, like BF2, it was straight up like using a wallhack.

If creative has found a way to bring this eax 3d positional audio to games that don't support eax or some other creative technology, then creative has a strong product.
This. The two reason i love creative is they have always delivered awesome sound quality from the ancient days of Dos and Windows games and now i preferred for EAX and OpenAL for Windows 7. Since latest games don't support that anymore i'm still wondering the benefit of newer sound cards. Will THX tru surround be > CMSS-3d?
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This. The two reason i love creative is they have always delivered awesome sound quality from the ancient days of Dos and Windows games and now i preferred for EAX and OpenAL for Windows 7. Since latest games don't support that anymore i'm still wondering the benefit of newer sound cards. Will THX tru surround be > CMSS-3d?
It appears the titanium x-fi HD and recon3d fatality professional support both.

I agree with all of your reasons about creative, I like them a lot for APU's. I haven't been creative exclusive over the years, I bought an aureal A3D card way back in the day and also turtle beach, auzentech, etc, but i've not had issues with any CL cards ever.
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