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What's the effect of it compared to other soundcards, and who use them/buy them?
    
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The X-FI by Creative is an accelerator. Using Direct X audio, it offloads CPU sound processing onto the cards onboard processor. Excellent for gaming.
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This, in my opinion is the best soundcard money can buy:

http://www.perreaux.com/product.php?idp=52

It's only 2 channels, but damn. Looks like my next audio upgrade.
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That looks like a giant waste of money.
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Your telling me a USB soundcard is the best money can buy?

I wouldnt touch usb anything audio with a 10foot pole. But thats just my opinon. if i was just looking at somthing for playback i would go with somthing like this. If your looking for high end. http://www.provantage.com/m-audio-us41750~7MAUD00A.htm

But if your just gaming, then just get a $60 creative somthing or other.
    
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Originally Posted by Jimmy2Shoe
This, in my opinion is the best soundcard money can buy:

http://www.perreaux.com/product.php?idp=52

It's only 2 channels, but damn. Looks like my next audio upgrade.
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Recommended Retail Price (Euro): € 999.00

Omg why, im sorry but I could not notice any difference im far from an audiophile.

Im rocking a $25 diamond 7.1 that I bought on newegg. Could not be happier.
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Your telling me a USB soundcard is the best money can buy?

I wouldnt touch usb anything audio with a 10foot pole. But thats just my opinon. if i was just looking at somthing for playback i would go with somthing like this. If your looking for high end. http://www.provantage.com/m-audio-us41750~7MAUD00A.htm

But if your just gaming, then just get a $60 creative somthing or other.
What seperates that from say an X-Fi?

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Wow thats expensive but is this the best?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16829102191
    
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Wow thats expensive but is this the best?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16829102191

That's the "best"...but if you are only gaming, then the 130$ X-FI is all you need.
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16829102005

This would do for gaming.

EDIT: Interesting. From looking at the pics of that Extreme Gamer it looks to have two sets of ram?

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