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Wow!!

Talk about finding a diamond!

I had only recently gone from my sig rig's onboard audio to a Creative X-Fi XtremeMusic. That was a big, noticeable improvement.

Then I came across reviews of the HT Omega Claro, and I thought, "Why not give that a shot? You can put the X-Fi in another rig." So I got one.

The Claro is sublime! I'm still fiddling with settings and tweaking levels on it, but already I've found a rough setting that makes "Duel of the Fates" (from Star Wars: Episode I) sound so much better than before. The choral parts are so clearly defined, the middle ranges more pronounced, the bass more subtle...

This is one awesome sound card!

I haven't tested its performance in gaming yet, but I can do that tomorrow.

"Across the Stars" (what's playing now, from SW: Ep II) never sounded this good to me...

    
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Dude, Episode 5 soundtrack is the best!
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Dude, Episode 5 soundtrack is the best!
Yeah, probably!

Though I love some of the themes from Eps 1, 2, and 3 ("Battle of the Heroes" and "Across the Stars" and "Anakin's Theme" are my favorites from the Prequels).

But yeah, Ep 5 as a total soundtrack is the best.
    
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