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I don't have TI HD. I don't have any soundcard at all atm smile.gif.

LOL So you are thinking of getting the Titanium HD? And now you wonder should you get this instead?
post #232 of 300
No, I am asking whether to get Titanium HD or Creative Z - series. smile.gif
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Tough question. I would say if you are using mainly headphones get the Z, if you use mainly speakers get the Titanium HD.

If I was you though I would wait a bit, sometime next month Creative should be releasing the Zx and the Zxr these are the big brothers of the Z and will probably offer better sound.
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Received a Z today. Nichicon.

 
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Tough question. I would say if you are using mainly headphones get the Z, if you use mainly speakers get the Titanium HD.
If I was you though I would wait a bit, sometime next month Creative should be releasing the Zx and the Zxr these are the big brothers of the Z and will probably offer better sound.

Disagree, but you probably know the issue I had. ^^

The TIHD that replaced my Z is functioning perfectly fine. Tis a shame that I got a somewhat faulty Z assuming it isn't just "me".

@ Hoth. Wanna give your subjective impressions? I also got a card with Nicheon capacitors, but was far from impressed with the overall sound quality.
Edited by Skylit - 11/20/12 at 10:56am
post #236 of 300
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@ Hoth. Wanna give your subjective impressions? I also got a card with Nicheon capacitors, but was far from impressed with the overall sound quality.

Don't expect much from me in that regard. I don't consider myself having sensitive ears, nor do I have proper headphones or speakers. I'm able to tell that my on-board sounds dull, that's about as far as it goes. My interest in these cards is primarily due to my XtremeMusic acting up and needing to be replaced.

Anyway, I haven't installed it yet. Probably won't have time until Saturday, as my computer is in need of a good dust-off, which I might as well take care of while I'm in there rearranging.
 
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Disagree, but you probably know the issue I had. ^^
The TIHD that replaced my Z is functioning perfectly fine. Tis a shame that I got a somewhat faulty Z assuming it isn't just "me".
@ Hoth. Wanna give your subjective impressions? I also got a card with Nicheon capacitors, but was far from impressed with the overall sound quality.

Yeah I know the issue you had, but and now another guy got one with gold caps.

A russian site did an actual review of the card. The RMAA of the Z was really good, really, really good.

I can only say your card was faulty, or else have really, really good ears. Too many people have got one and have been happy.

Just curious what did you upgrade from again?
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I remember, it was an X-Fi Elite Pro. tongue.gif
 
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I wonder what's up with the review on this cards?, i mean anyone have some links or something on some reviews?
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I remember, it was an X-Fi Elite Pro. tongue.gif

Between the two cards, I can confidently say they trade blows. HD is a little darker, more bass emphasis.


Both very good. Miss some of the features I had on the elite pro :\ Ironically, the newer driver of the HD is a tad buggy for me. (No issue w/ vista driver on EP)
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