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Which one is the best out of the three?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16829102188

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16829102190

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16829102005

I play games, listen to music, and watch movies on my pc. Mostly I play games though. Which would have the best sound and performance?
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post #2 of 13
I would say get this Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi XtremeMusic. But if you have more money..you can get the X-Fi XtremeGamer Fatal1ty Professional Series.
It's technically better. But it won't make too big of a difference. Forget about the Platinum. It's basically the same thing with a front panel.
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post #3 of 13
Neither, if you want a good quality, cheap sound card get the bluegears B-Enspirer, while only $110 it is better than the $300 X-Fi's.

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bluegears B-Enspirer

Considering the price and what your getting $125 shipped is a bargain for that.

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post #4 of 13
the xtreme music is a great card and probably the best thing going for the money. The platinum is the same exact card, it just comes with the front bay drive and is thus more expensive.
the xtreme gamer has more xRAM onboard so is better for games that use xRAM, but the game has to be specifically coded to use it, so for the most point it really isn't any better then the xtreme music
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post #5 of 13
Xtreme Music. You won't regret it.
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Just got my Platinum today for 99.99CAD. Should be here in 1-2 days. Can't wait to test it out in comparison to my onboard and SB Live! 24bit.
post #7 of 13
xtreme music works good for me for everything!
the only difference with the plattinum is that front drive bay thing.

the fatal1ty one has more memorey on it though, so i would assume better gaming performance
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post #8 of 13
WHat about the Elite x-fi. how is that different from the other x-fi s?
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post #9 of 13
Its pretty much the same as the fatality but with a break out box instead of a live drive
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post #10 of 13
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16829102005

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16829102189

What's the difference between these two? There both Fatal1ty. Just wondering because i ordered the one at the top and noticed this on newegg.
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