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post #11 of 18
Its good, its an X-Fi and will fit your needs perfectly - not sure what the difference is between each X-Fi though
post #12 of 18
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I noticed a big difference going from my old Live! to my X-Fi with my crappy Logitech X530s.
Those 5.1 X530 speakers are pretty good.
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post #13 of 18
It's sold out right now, but the XtremeMusic is a better card for only $3 more. Or you could get the XtremeGamer Fatal1ty Pro, which is about $30 more, and has X-RAM, which supposedly helps in gaming.


Edit: OCZedd, they're pretty good for the money, but $50 is not much for speakers. My HD555s sound 10x better.
post #14 of 18
HD 555? Got a url for the pricing? And specs?

thx.
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HD - 555
$93 bucks on amazon shipped

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Oh there head phones. I thought they were speakers.

I prefer to have speakers tbh.
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post #17 of 18
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Oh there head phones. I thought they were speakers.

I prefer to have speakers tbh.
Some reviewer made a great analogy - Headphones are to speakers as motorcycles are to cars. Perform much better for the price, but are less practical and aren't useful in situations involving more than one person. It all depends on your needs.
post #18 of 18
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Some reviewer made a great analogy - Headphones are to speakers as motorcycles are to cars. Perform much better for the price, but are less practical and aren't useful in situations involving more than one person. It all depends on your needs.
Yeah, i know.
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