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post #11 of 18
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Originally Posted by Crag View Post
get the X-Fi Titanium
the Xtreme gamer is rubbish , has much drivers issue in WIN7

and the Xtreme Audio is not big upgrading (its basic an Audigy with X-Fi drivers)
For the PCI version you're correct, the PCI-E one has a different chip if I'm not mistaken.
post #12 of 18
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Originally Posted by linkin93 View Post
For the PCI version you're correct, the PCI-E one has a different chip if I'm not mistaken.
Even the PCI-E version has the "Audigy" chip:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sound_B...i#X-Fi_line-up

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Low profile card (half height), does not contain the EMU20K1 chipset used by the rest of the series. Is based on the same chipset as the Audigy SE, Audigy Value and SB Live! 24-bit. It also has Crystallizer and CMSS-3D. Also available for PCI Express (using CA0110 chipset) and ExpressCard. Note, the CA0110 does not work on Linux with ALSA 1.0.23
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post #13 of 18
Thread Starter 
had look i have a PCI slot in a ok place . so is this worth it . Could pos stretch to 60

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post #14 of 18
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or get an Xf-i ti
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post #15 of 18
Why don't you give your onboard a chance? You've got a sandy bridge motherboard so it's not like you'll be listening to a crappy ALC1200 like Simca.
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My X-Fi PCI-E titanium with PAX drivers sounds great. Can't believe I kept my Audigy 2 this long...
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post #18 of 18
scotishhaggis:

I personally believe the choice is up between the XtremeGamer and the Titanium because from what I've seen around here, the more expensive X-Fi cards don't have a noticeably better audio quality (except for the Titanium HD).
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250 GB Samsung 840 EVO (C:\) 250 GB Samsung 840 EVO (D:\) 150 GB WD VelociRaptor Samsung SH-S243N 24x DVD Burner 
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