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Poll Results: Which Sound Card To Get?

 
  • 50% (8)
    Creative X-Fi Elite
  • 12% (2)
    bluegears b-Enspirer
  • 31% (5)
    Some Crazy Audiophile Card
  • 6% (1)
    Uhh... stick with your Konsider™ Ring SE 7.1
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post #1 of 26
Thread Starter 
Okay, so, I want a really good sound card. I am willing to spend up to $250, and am looking for something better than your regular X-Fi XtremeGamer.

Does anybody have any ideas?

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post #2 of 26
The X-fi cards are actually pretty good, and with some settings and tweakings, you can have them sounding even better. Of course the settings and tweakings are free, besides taking your time to find them/apply them.
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post #4 of 26
The elite is a great sound card and top quality.

I have the FPS, its a great all around card. Really gets the bass pumping on my cans and my z-5500's
    
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post #5 of 26
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Oh, I also do not want to mod my sound card in anyway.

Fkyx: The Fagtal1ty? Eww. And, I said no X-Fi's

What about: HT Omega Claro or bluegears b-Enspirer?

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post #6 of 26
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ninja_Boy View Post
regular X-Fi XtremeGamer.
Sorry. I read that as "not the X-Fi XtremeGamer" specifically.
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post #7 of 26
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16829271003

Limit: 9999 per customer -whats up with that?
    
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post #8 of 26
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by chailvr View Post
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16829271003

Limit: 9999 per customer -whats up with that?
They have it on all of their products, most of the prodcuts in really high demand limit you to 1, 2, or 5.

Okay, I have this question, is their anyway I can improve the audio of my Logitech Z-2300's? Like running an amplifier or using higher quality media?

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post #9 of 26
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ninja_Boy View Post
Oh, I also do not want to mod my sound card in anyway.

Fkyx: The Fagtal1ty? Eww. And, I said no X-Fi's

What about: HT Omega Claro or bluegears b-Enspirer?

NiNja
For games or home theater?

Bluegears B-inspire is an amazingly good sound card (however it is suited more to home theater then games).

I've read about it in computer shopper they said.

Sound cards were obsolete until we saw this
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post #10 of 26
PC audio will never be the same as the original audiophile setup.
it's audiophile wannabe.

read this BLOG

and if u truly want to hear near audiophile experience, i recommend u only ESI Juli@ or Onkyo SE-90(2.1)/SE-200(7.1). none other
but remember, those soundcards need hi-class amp and speakers too!
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