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Im goin to buy a new sound card but im stuck between these 2 brands of card, which one is better to buy?
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In my opinion is the Razer Barracuda VERY overprized, so i would stick with X-fi.
    
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does the razer even support eax? I would def go with X-FI
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get the new Auzentech that has an X-Fi chip and a Auzentech card
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post #5 of 12
If you can spend 200 dollars on a soundcard, get the Auzentech X-Fi Prelude. It's definitely going to be the best gaming card ever.

If you have to buy right now I would go for an X-Fi Xtrememusic or Xtremegamer.
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post #6 of 12
Well what do you need it for? If for music then get an X-Fi and possibly mod it. If for gaming, then both cards are pretty much the same. The Barracuda does support EAX but only up to 2.0.
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post #7 of 12
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Well what do you need it for? If for music then get an X-Fi and possibly mod it. If for gaming, then both cards are pretty much the same. The Barracuda does support EAX but only up to 2.0.
Hmmm, I would say if it's for music then don't get an X-Fi. I still say X-Fi is the best gaming card but there are much better cards for music (unless you mod them which few people are going to do).
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post #8 of 12
the read a review in max pc saying that barracuda is extremely overpriced and a x-fi extreme gamer will doo just as good as a job.

but i would x-fi pro (f.p.s), i noticed a dramatic difference than my old riser card.
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post #9 of 12
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So both cards r mostly the same but the razer cost more.
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exactly
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