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Poll Results: Best "Bang for Buck" Soundcard?

 
  • 0% (0)
    Auzentech Auzen X-Fi Forte
  • 5% (1)
    Auzentech Meridian 2G
  • 5% (1)
    HT Omega Striker
  • 11% (2)
    HT Omega Claro+
  • 17% (3)
    ASUS Xonar D1
  • 58% (10)
    ASUS Xonar DX
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post #11 of 19
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Originally Posted by malikq86;15414569 
Which do you think I should get for general usage..gaming/music, etc. I do mostly gaming...looking to spend under like $150...the less the better. =)

FYI - I currently have a Sound Blaster X-Fi XtremeGamer. I've heard some say onboard sound is all you need now a days...but idk...what you think?

I think alot of people still recommend creative over asus for gaming.
post #12 of 19
even the asus xonar essence ?
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post #13 of 19
My new X-Fi Titanium PCI-E with custom PAX drivers sounds pretty damn good IMO and sure puts my Gene-Z Supreme X-fi onboard to shame. Picked it up for $60 on sale
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post #14 of 19
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Originally Posted by 1ceTr0n;15416618 
My new X-Fi Titanium PCI-E with custom PAX drivers sounds pretty damn good IMO and sure puts my Gene-Z Supreme X-fi onboard to shame. Picked it up for $60 on sale

On that note someone is selling one for $50 on OCN right now tongue.gif

EDIT: Here's the very thread

http://www.overclock.net/audio/1149322-fs-creative-sound-blaster-x-fi.html
post #15 of 19
Thread Starter 
Alright guys it looks like the Titanium HD is the winner (what about non-HD? what the difference?). However, do you think its a big enough difference in gaming to warrant a purchase/upgrade over my current Xtremegamer?
Edited by malikq86 - 10/26/11 at 6:47pm
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post #16 of 19
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Originally Posted by malikq86;15467575 
Alright guys it looks like the Titanium HD is the winner. However, do you think its a big enough difference in gaming to warrant a purchase/upgrade over my current Xtremegamer?

Unless you have high quality speaker system to match it, especially with RCA plugs to work with it and or your an audiophile, not really.
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post #17 of 19
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Originally Posted by 1ceTr0n;15467625 
Unless you have high quality speaker system to match it, especially with RCA plugs to work with it and or your an audiophile, not really.

Thanks 1ceTron..ill probably be getting Klipsch ProMedia 2.1...

Best 2.1, at a reasonable price, for computers?
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post #18 of 19
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Originally Posted by malikq86;15467664 
Thanks 1ceTron..ill probably be getting Klipsch ProMedia 2.1...

Best 2.1, at a reasonable price, for computers?

Can't really go wrong with Klipsch, my 2.1's were good before they broke years ago. Forgot what though exactly....
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post #19 of 19
Xonar DG. It's as good as any card as good as or worse than a Xonar Essence STX.
Edited by cuad - 10/26/11 at 7:48pm
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