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Specs are up on the Z and Zx here: http://www.creative.com/soundblaster/products/gaming/
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and yet my Titanium HD still doesn't have support for mic boost... doh.gif
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I don't get the Audio Control Module.

Is that something just to plug our headphone or mic?
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Originally Posted by iARDAs View Post

I don't get the Audio Control Module.
Is that something just to plug our headphone or mic?

It does that, it also has dual mics so you don't need a mic if you don't have one already. It also lets you control the volume of the headphones directly from the ACM.
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Originally Posted by sticks435 View Post

It does that, it also has dual mics so you don't need a mic if you don't have one already. It also lets you control the volume of the headphones directly from the ACM.

Hmm so i might just buy a very good headphone and use the ACM as my mic?

Let me wait for some reviews about the mic quality though. I currently have an headset but i wanted to get a headphone and a standalone mic, but maybe i might get this soundcard wth the ACM and get a headphone.

The only downside is the color. I don't want red as I am looking into building a all green/black case.
post #86 of 300
Really wish i could just buy a separate volume control thing like the one included here. Controlling sound with windows shortkeys just sucks and my speaker volume control is in the back...
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Really wish i could just buy a separate volume control thing like the one included here. Controlling sound with windows shortkeys just sucks and my speaker volume control is in the back...

The ACM only controls headphone volume that's plugged into it, it doesn't control speaker volume as far as I can tell.
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No complaints with my X-Fi Titanium here. Definitely a great match for my Sennheisers for both gaming and high-bitrate music.
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post #89 of 300
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Had a Creative Titanium. Changed to On-board and i really cant tell the difference. One time Sound card makes sense is if you got the Audio equipments that can take advantage of them.
Source is important too. If you're just listening to youtube videos there won't be a huge difference.

The top end card looks nice, wonder how it will perform compared to the top xonar card, and I wish they used a more neutral colour scheme. mad.gif
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post #90 of 300
I moved to external USB DACs awhile back and don't miss sound cards one bit. thumb.gif Originally I had a Beresford, currently I have a Xonar Essence One and I plan to upgrade to the new Benchmar DAC2 at some point in the coming months.
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