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i currently have a x-fi platnum but want to either upgrade the current card or buy the auxentech for the dolby digital. which way would be the best bet for gaming mostly with my music and frequent movie watching.
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post #642 of 979
Quote:
Originally Posted by generalpetres View Post
i currently have a x-fi platnum but want to either upgrade the current card or buy the auxentech for the dolby digital. which way would be the best bet for gaming mostly with my music and frequent movie watching.
Well, the Auzentech is definitely better sound quality all around. I've heard slight improvements in games and bigger improvements in Music and DVD quality movies.

However, it is costlier...
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I was wondering....

anyone willing to do this for me? ^_^
Throw me a PM if interested.
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post #644 of 979
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Originally Posted by OmegaNemesis28 View Post
I was wondering....

anyone willing to do this for me? ^_^
Throw me a PM if interested.
Do what?

Buy an Auzentech Prelude for you?
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post #645 of 979
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Originally Posted by d3daiM View Post
Do what?

Buy an Auzentech Prelude for you?
No XD

the mod. I dont have the guts to solder my own card. I am, what would you said, an audiophile and this sound improvement sounds impressive.
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post #646 of 979
Hmmm...

I did it with my last card and I had no problem. Never did it for anybody else.

I suppose I am concerned about the liability of breaking something...I don't know if the money would be worth it either heh.
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post #647 of 979
Hopefully I'll be able to do this without messing up my card...

I'm getting a friend to pick up solder supplies for me at near cost from RadioShack so the $10 spool of solder becomes like $2. lol yeah i'm that cheap

My main question here is which type of solder should I use?

I've got:
"Standard Rosin Core Solder" (60/40) .8mm or .032"
and i'm getting my friend to pick up some:
"High-Tech Rosin Core Silver Bearing Solder" (62/36/02) .6mm or .022"

And d3daiM mentioned something about a filed tip? would filing a tip wreck the finish or would you just re tin it after filing?
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post #648 of 979
Anyone out there that can do this for some of us that lack soldering experience? I'd love to have this mod but don't dare try to undertake it myself.
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post #649 of 979
Quote:
Originally Posted by Sparhawk View Post
Hopefully I'll be able to do this without messing up my card...

I'm getting a friend to pick up solder supplies for me at near cost from RadioShack so the $10 spool of solder becomes like $2. lol yeah i'm that cheap

My main question here is which type of solder should I use?

I've got:
"Standard Rosin Core Solder" (60/40) .8mm or .032"
and i'm getting my friend to pick up some:
"High-Tech Rosin Core Silver Bearing Solder" (62/36/02) .6mm or .022"

And d3daiM mentioned something about a filed tip? would filing a tip wreck the finish or would you just re tin it after filing?
Yeah good luck! That's about all it should cost

Yeah, I file the tip so it is smaller and is easier to work with..not TOO necessary, but I do make sure to apply some tinner and tip cleaner on a regular basis.
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im really thinking about just giving my bro the platnum and getting teh auzen lately for some reason in css ill be in battle and not to loud and when some one starts talking on the mic my sound gets really scratchy and starts cutting out and will go out for like 4 sec then come back. would this be a driver issue cause i havent check for new updates for like 2 weeks but its really getting annoying.
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