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Okay, I found a used x-fi xtrememusic soundcard for about $50CDN but I was told it was removed from a dell pc. My question is, is there a difference between it and the ones that come in the retail box? Thanks in advance!
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That it doesn't include CD driver, manual, and the accessories. The card is presumably the same.
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Thanks, rep+
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some people have claimed that oem X-fi's are crippled, but I have yet to see it. I've purchased both OEM and retail X-fi XtremeMusics and they are both the same (OEM is card only). I actually have both sitting in my office right now.
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