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the XtremeGamer doesn't use a standard pin configuration on the op-amp. The pins are on opposite sides... I have yet to find an adapter.
so the OP-Amps can't be changed till you find that adapter?
so it is not that it isn't known if it can be modded but instead the right parts haven't been secured and tried and so forth... so maybe I should just look for one in the list instead of trying to be the beta tester for the mod on the XtremeGamer... right?

I don't want to be stuck with "standard" X-Fi for too long/indefenitely... I thought the parts were for sure the same and it just hadn't been actually done yet so you didn't want to be responsible for saying it...

PM-ing about direct purchase of pre-modded card via E-Bay
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post #82 of 979
Would being "stuck" with a stock X-Fi really be that bad? I mean, they come pretty good stock anyway..
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post #83 of 979
I agree, but I need true sound and the sad truth is that the only way to guarantee that is by going external and spending many times over what these cost. If you hear things differently it is like adjusting blindly... you won't know what you are getting... so I am hoping to be ale to get the sound that's described to be coming out of a modded X-Fi to hold me over... Just like headphones... I got two pairs of $100 headphones that you'd probably dislike completely, but they are designed to offer the flattest response possible... You usually have speakers that cost $1500 for a pair and again you'd say they sound terrible... but that's cause there is no "embellishment"... when we listen to music in our cars or wherever, just for personal enjoyment, we tweak the EQ to give us what we enjoy, and that is not something you can or should do when you mix... anyway, what I am getting at is that people are going to look at me weird... but this is all I can afford... for mixing it is not going to be right... but that doesn't mean that I'll be completely stoked when I play games!

Thanks for the help aaronman... It looks like I will be pay-pal'ing some cash over to the X-Fi tweakin' master Soloz2, to get it right and get it fast... I'll let you guys know how it sounds after i compare the output straight from the camera to the output straight from the card.
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post #84 of 979
good luck
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post #85 of 979
Dude this just got bookmarked for when I finally buy one
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Yep, I've got a modded x-fi that is sitting inbetween my gfx card and psu... so the top of the psu has ERS paper (and it's black) and the top of the card has ERS paper and it's black too
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Where do you get the black ERS paper then??

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Where do you get the black ERS paper then??

who said anything about black ERS paper?
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*pouts*

You and your games!
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here this should help!

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