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I can't find the X-Fi Extreme Music anywhere... no biggie I'd be down with the Gamer but I'm looking at the Fatality one and it looks like the only difference is the Sample Rate. The Gamer says its 96khz and the Fatality says its 192khz. Are these comparable to sample rates of mp3s? If I'm playing 192khz mp3s' on the Gamer are they sounding like 96khz mp3s? Is the 192 going to be alot better sound quality in games and music or is this some sort of gimmick?
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Are you sure you aren't looking at your MP3's KBps, not KHz? I made that same confusion.

As for the sound card, the Xtreme Music is discontinued, which is why you can't find it anywhere. Try to buy one off of eBay.
    
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Meh I got an Audigy SE last night and it's that much better than onboard, that I wouldn't have complained about $50 for the Xtreme Audio, except now with the money I saved, I will be purchasing a set of Klipsch 2.1 Pro Media speakers.
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Originally Posted by DJ.BigBear View Post
talking about stubborn...
well, just don't complain about it later.
Bro, I couldn't find the Xtreme Music anywhere, like that other dude said. I assumed that you meant the Xtreme Audio. Your last few posts were a little confusing sorry. Like it says in the title, "Noob in training." I misread the "besides" in post #19.

Let me look again.
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I may have to buy that and send it to soloz2 to mod it if they still have them next week...
    
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+rep thanks for finding it for me. that's what i'll get.
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I may have to buy that and send it to soloz2 to mod it if they still have them next week...
I thought he didn't mod anymore? I PMed him about modding an X-Fi for me yesterday and he said he was too busy
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what does the mod do?
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