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Is the Sound Blaster ZxR the upgrade for the Titanium HD?
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Subjective sidegrade. The case with most premium audio cards.

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Does anybody know the best way to get the best directional audio out of these? Set windows to 5.1 or use the software 3D tech?
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am i the only one who doesnt like that ribbon cable ? they could had done an optional dual slot soundcard bracket with some sort of "bridge" cable

... maybe its just me lol ( i guess i gotta buy them and mod them )
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Originally Posted by Skylit View Post

Subjective sidegrade. The case with most premium audio cards.

OK thanks! Seems like more of a driver upgrade than anything else with creative. Thank goodness for PAX drivers.
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post #17 of 5461
Since we are on topic with the Soundblaster Z series here, I thought I'd have something to share:

Apparently, the newest batches of the Z is different from the batch that was on initial release back in Nov 2012. The difference being that the latest batch of Z is using a mixture G-Luxon and Fujicon caps.
Originally, it used Nichicon Gold caps.

The Zx on the other hand while on paper is pretty much the same thing with the Z except for the ACM module, does use Nichicon Gold caps until today.

Just thought I'd give a heads-up.
post #18 of 5461
Quote:
Originally Posted by Skylit View Post

Subjective sidegrade. The case with most premium audio cards.

What is a sidegrade?
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What is a sidegrade?

Half a dozen of one, 6 of the other.

In other words, one isn't arguably better or worse than the other, hence, a "sidegrade", not an upgrade or downgrade.
 
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Half a dozen of one, 6 of the other.

In other words, one isn't arguably better or worse than the other, hence, a "sidegrade", not an upgrade or downgrade.

Thank you, equal.
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