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I am plenty happy with integrated audio. Mostly because of the atrocious pricing of sound cards but i don't need such quality anyways.
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I am plenty happy with integrated audio. Mostly because of the atrocious pricing of sound cards but i don't need such quality anyways.
If your not a gamer or not bothered about audio quality then indeed theres nothing wrong with Intergrated.
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I am plenty happy with integrated audio. Mostly because of the atrocious pricing of sound cards but i don't need such quality anyways.
Using a card will free-up processing power (if you're not a gamer, this wouldn't be that important, I would guess).
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It looks to be a very impressive card. My only worry is general game compatibility. Creative cards have always been pretty well supported. Thus why I have gone Creative most of the time.
Ditto. The effects that games supporting X-Fi sound cards have are simply amazing.
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Using a card will free-up processing power (if you're not a gamer, this wouldn't be that important, I would guess).
What does being a gamer have to do with it? I'm a gamer (not hard core or anything i don't play but a little each day.) I'm not concerned with processing power since i have CPU power to spare even under Vista during games. I just need a better video card... *kicks 7900 GT* not even at 550mhz core and 706mhz (1412mhz effective) buffer is this thing enough.
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Are these solid capacitors I see?



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yeah, the xonar is supposed to be using all solid caps. the good ones that DIY'ers use when making audio components
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Nice looking but seriously, in the bottom of my case it faces down, cant see it anyways.
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Yes, CMSS3D sucks in headphone

But I see no bass boost for Xonar

EDIT: $199 ??? :x
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Wow the D2 does look impressive. I think I have found my new card.
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