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I personally never had a problem with win7 64bit.
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Pretty sure this is old news. I remember seeing this like last year sometime. IIRC it was just on par a DX or D2X quality-wise. The DX having 116dB SNR and the D2X having 118dB SNR. So just from that simple stat it would look like the D2X, but redone to me. ie, don't waste your money on this just get the STX.
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I was hoping for something to top the STX/ST.
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Still not an upgrade from my xense frown.gif. I'm considering going back to dedicated DAC/Headamp.
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So does the STX work great on win7 64?

Not sure, havent seen any complaints for win 7 at all so im assuming its fine.
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The forte isnt bad at all!
Did you mean 4.0? As youre talking about disabling the sub channel...
Great, Im looking forward to the phoebus even more now! biggrin.gif
Edit:
The STX is still better!

I mean a 4.1 Speaker setup isnt supported by the Creative Recon3D Fatality! That is it only supports headphones, Stereo 2.1, and Standard 5.1 speaker setups. I posted about this on the Creative support forums and someone suggested I disable the Center channel and Subwoofer as a fix inside the Creative console utility. Doing that works but after a reboot those settings disappear and you have to uncheck those speakers all over again! Or else you have no idea what anyone is saying like when your playing Mass Effect 3!

My old Fatality Xfi PCI card even supported 4.1 sound and had better SNR! All the Recon3D brings to the table is virtualized surround and a fancy LED light!

Go for the Phoebus!
post #37 of 157
Wow, it's amazing how some of you know how the soundcard performs by looking at the photo.
OCN has reached telepathic levels of opinion.
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Never had a problem with soundcards on W7 64, don't know of any who do. And if you do, it is more than likely a physical problem/malfunction leading to a huge software problem.
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Wow, it's amazing how everyone knows how the soundcard performs by looking at the photo.
OCN has reached telepathic levels of opinion.

Well no. It's like saying a PSU with very similar stats to another has the same OEM, and then judging both their performance off of that OEM. You could be wrong, but it is highly unlikely.
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The forte isnt bad at all!
Did you mean 4.0? As youre talking about disabling the sub channel...
Great, Im looking forward to the phoebus even more now! biggrin.gif
Edit:
The STX is still better!

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My old Fatality Xfi PCI card even supported 4.1 sound and had better SNR! All the Recon3D brings to the table is virtualized surround and a fancy LED light!

Go for the Phoebus!

Go phoebus!
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