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Is this info from Tek Syndicate accurate?

Poll Results: Was this video complete crap?

 
  • 14% (1)
    Yes.
  • 28% (2)
    No.
  • 57% (4)
    Some info was right.
7 Total Votes  
post #1 of 4
Thread Starter 
They just posted this video after that garbage "sound card myth" video that they did a few weeks ago. While I just bought my first sound card (soundblaster z), from my research I was able to figure out that that sound card video was a marketing hoax for Mayflower.... Does anyone who is a veteran expert in audio know if this video is complete garbage to? I'm considering unsubscribing from them, but I want it to be justified. Any info would help, like I said I'm new to the aftermarket audio world, and I don't want to be misinformed. Thanks guys!



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bjTxEwlypA0
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post #2 of 4
http://www.overclock.net/t/1455764/logan-is-back-at-it-again
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post #3 of 4
Generally, what they are saying applies to very low end sound systems.
A crappy system just won't benefit from proper cables, high bitrate files, etc..
It's kind of like saying that adding drag racing slicks to your car won't give you better quarter mile times.
It won't if your car doesn't have enough power to spin the tires in the first place.
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post #4 of 4
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DrGroove, thanks for that link. I searched around for that but couldn't find it?

billbartuska, I see what you're saying. Thanks for the info, I just really am not a fan of their channel anymore.
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