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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
16 Total Votes  
post #11 of 26
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by iampoor View Post
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
Both, kind of. I will be using it in my PC but I watch movies on my brilliant display so I want the best sounding audio with good drivers and no gimmicks (ZOMFG CHROME PLATED CAPACITORIES 4 EXXTRAZ BLING-FACTOR!!111111!!!! AND ITS SIGNED BY FAGTAL1TY!! ZOMFG)

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post #12 of 26
With gaming as a top priority, the X-Fi can't be beat. If you're looking for something more music oriented, then the Bluegears B-enspirer would be my top pick.
post #13 of 26
Laff, Fatal1ty is a nice guy though. Go for the bluegear enspire. I think it would be most suited for your setup considering you also watch movies on your amazing screen =) and it has great sound.
    
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post #14 of 26
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by DJ.BigBear View Post
PC audio will never be the same as the original audiophile audio setup.
it's audiophile wannabe.

and if u truly want to hear near audiophile experience, i recommend u only ESI Juli@ or Onkyo SE-200. none other
but remember, those soundcards need hi-class amp and speakers too!
How much would those set me back? They looks sick, espeically the Jul@ with a freakin' white board thingy.

Onkyo makes amazing products. I remember me and my brother picked up a 1000W Onkyo 6.1 Surround Sound System and it is amazing. Hooked up to a 1080p Westinghouse LCD HDTV and used Optical Audio cables and DVI/HDMI Video cables. Godly.

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post #15 of 26
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Eww, a double post. My bad.

I ADDED A POLE
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post #16 of 26
Some crazy audiophile card just to shed some money cause you have
The next choices is really laid out. You're leaning towards gaming or music/home theater/typical non-gaming stuff? You see where I'm getting.
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post #17 of 26
I might get bluegears b-Enspirer for my next system. yay
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post #18 of 26
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I am going to be using my PC to watch Movies, listen to Music, and play games. I obviously want my Audio and Video quality to be amazing. However, I might get a bluegears b-Enspirer with my Z-2300's or I might go with an Onkyo SE-90 + Onkyo Amp + Z-2300's.

I might get the Asus Xonar D2 if it is better than the current recommend cards (X-Fi).

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post #19 of 26
I'm looking at that Asus Xonar D2 also. It looks good ATM.
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post #20 of 26
Asus Xonar is not that far away from X-fi, so that leave only 2 options, b-Enspirer or onkyo i guess.

but if u want the best audiophile quality possible in PC Audio, onkyo is still the best choice.
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