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http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showpr...odid=SC-052-CL

thaught id share this, as ive been waiting quite eagerly (no pci slots spare )

not the top card but still need it , + UK only boys sorry sure you wont be too dissapointed lol
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i always thought i'd never use my PCI-X slots, and now... well, i still won't. SB sucks!
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but the Xtreme Audio sucks...
go with any X-fi beside Xtreme Audio and Xtreme Gamer
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Quote:
Originally Posted by MrBungle View Post
i always thought i'd never use my PCI-X slots, and now... well, i still won't. SB sucks!
Your motherboard does not have any PCI-X slots. It has PCIe or PCI-E slots. PCI-X and PCI Express are different standards and are commonly confused.
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but the Xtreme Audio sucks...
go with any X-fi beside Xtreme Audio and Xtreme Gamer
anythings an improvement from my onboard sound id say at £30 cant go wrong
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Originally Posted by marc.tulley View Post
anythings an improvement from my onboard sound id say at £30 cant go wrong
No kidding..

I'd get it, but my Audigy 2ZS is doing fine for me.
    
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Are you sure about it being an Xtreme audio? The date on the card looks like 2006, and the layout looks off, lack of the large processor kind of strikes me as odd. Probably wrong though

At least I can finally use my PCI-E 1x slot.
    
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post #8 of 19
I am still to see the point of this type of X-FI really.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by marc.tulley View Post
anythings an improvement from my onboard sound id say at £30 cant go wrong
it's a ripoff i tell u.
buy Xtreme Music, it's priced not far above Xtreme Audio, but has all the feature u will use later.
trust me mate! it's for your own good
buy Xtreme Audio and u will regret later.
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I would recommend the Asus Sonar for PCIe over a X-Fi XtremeMusc.
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