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I though i'd look for a game to give this new X-Fi a work out - whaddya recommend?
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Put your new X-Fi to work in a game? I would say BF2/2142 since they fully support X-Fi and their EAX.

But other than that HL2 has some pretty good techno in there
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sound track, or game action audio?
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Originally Posted by JacKz5o View Post
Put your new X-Fi to work in a game? I would say BF2/2142 since they fully support X-Fi and their EAX.

But other than that HL2 has some pretty good techno in there
i have heard with a X-FI and a good pair of headphones you can almost play BF2 by sense of hearing
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Bf2
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As they've both been said, BF2, BF2142, and HL2 all have good music and sound effects. A 5.1 system will blow you away.
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As they've both been said, BF2, BF2142, and HL2 all have good music and sound effects. A 5.1 system will blow you away.
With a good loud 5.1 surround system, you can't beat FEARS combat sounds ... the <plink> <plink> of the shell casings hitting the ground as you move about is awesome ...

Really good use of 5.1 in that game ...
    
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sound track, or game action audio?
The latter, please.

Anyway, off to play some BF2!

Thanks guys!
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Um I see it says "X-Fi Xtrememusic + Onboard" in your sig. I hope you disabled the onboard through the BIOS before installing the X-Fi.

Anyway I find that any of Valve's Source engine games have awesome sound, especially on a nice 5.1 speaker setup. You'll want to try that as well.
    
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I say Half-Life 2. It has good action sounds (although BF2's are great too, as mentioned by others) as well as some good music during intense scenes.
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