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post #11 of 19
ahhh asus Xonar... now that would be great too... in movies.
as like Onkyo soundcards in Music.
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post #12 of 19
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Originally Posted by ENTERPRISE View Post
I am still to see the point of this type of X-FI really.
The more legacy parts we can get rid of, the more efficient our stuff is.

More efficient = smaller and less complicated.
Smaller and less complicated = less die size/heat/voltage
More overclock!
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post #13 of 19
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Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post
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.

i don't see how three different technologies with the same name could possibly confuse anyone

anyway, i have 3 PCI, 2 PCI-E x16, and 1 PCI-E x1. the x1 is covered up by my video card anyway, so it's moot.
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post #14 of 19
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Originally Posted by DJ.BigBear View Post
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.
erm there is only a choice of......1

extreme audio..
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Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post
I would recommend the Asus Sonar for PCIe over a X-Fi XtremeMusc.
whys that ? is it out yet? are there any reviews?
cheers
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post #16 of 19
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Originally Posted by MrBungle View Post
i don't see how three different technologies with the same name could possibly confuse anyone

anyway, i have 3 PCI, 2 PCI-E x16, and 1 PCI-E x1. the x1 is covered up by my video card anyway, so it's moot.
You can still use PCI-E x1 cards in PCI-E x4 slots
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post #17 of 19
so u got no spare PCI slot left for a soundcard... too bad.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by gonX View Post
You can still use PCI-E x1 cards in PCI-E x4 slots
Also in 8X and 16X. You can also use 4X cards in 8X and 16X. And you can also use 8X in 16X.

Basically you can put cards in a slot thats equal or bigger
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post #19 of 19
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Originally Posted by MrBungle View Post
i don't see how three different technologies with the same name could possibly confuse anyone

OT :

PCI-X = PCI Extended

PCI-E = PCI Express


different things..
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