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i switeched to the dark side... :O
no moar winamp, now its time for FOO FU MANCHU!!!


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post #142 of 249
Used it, and once the novelty wore off I stopped

Just the little stuff, like adding my artwork was a pain, generally drove me away
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post #143 of 249
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Originally Posted by prosser13 View Post
Used it, and once the novelty wore off I stopped

Just the little stuff, like adding my artwork was a pain, generally drove me away
Why I moved on to JRiver for everyday use. I still keep Foo around just because it's so popular here and I still like to play around with it.

Honestly though, I've been listening out of my Zune mostly the last few weeks. I actually prefer it's headphone out to my X-fi.....
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post #144 of 249
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Why I moved on to JRiver for everyday use. I still keep Foo around just because it's so popular here and I still like to play around with it.

Honestly though, I've been listening out of my Zune mostly the last few weeks. I actually prefer it's headphone out to my X-fi.....
that's why i keep telling ppl that there are better soundcard for music...
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post #145 of 249
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that's why i keep telling ppl that there are better soundcard for music...
Yeah - but I bought it for gaming moreso than music. I already had a decent music setup before I bought the X-Fi.

My primary source is a Revox B225 CD player, which holds its own against anything I've heard. The computer was going coax SPDIF out -> Harman Kardon AVR210, which acted as my DAC/headphone amp.
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post #146 of 249
Whats Foo?

does it create better sound quality than iTunes? and is that even possible?

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Technically, no media player sounds any different that any other player; however, Foobar gives some customization options that no other player I know of offers. (Things like ASIO, Kernel Streaming, etc that allow you to get audio from your hard drive to your speakers/headphones with as few alterations as possible by bypassing the Windows sound system)

Foobar with Directsound will be the same as iTune with Directsound, but you could use ASIO or KS with Foobar while iTunes does not give you that option on Windows. (iTunes on Mac is already bit-perfect)
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yep... and jriver jukebox offers same features but less customization.
to my ears...i still prefer foobar over jriver, but i really2 think that's becoz of my setup.
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I'm playing around with it a bit, clearly I need help or suggestions.

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Does the X-Fi support 24-Bit sound with ASIO? Or should I just keep using Kernel Streaming?
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