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Is it really worth getting one?
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post #2 of 23
Only if you think it is. Would you consider yourself an audiophile? If not, it's probably not worth the extra money. That's really a decision you have to make on your own, though.
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post #3 of 23
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Is it really worth getting one?
Not only will you notice a difference in sound but it is less intensive on your cpu.
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post #4 of 23
i seem to think it is. i went from onboard to an HT omega then to my xfi and i love my XFi alot sounds really good.
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There is currently a (Creative) sound card on sale at Frys. They any good?
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post #6 of 23
Quote:
Originally Posted by Wakeo91 View Post
There is currently a (Creative) sound card on sale at Frys. They any good?
Which one? How much?
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post #7 of 23
Sounds much better compared to onboard sound plus you get gaming effects such as EAX (With the X-Fi chips).
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post #8 of 23
If it is the xtreme music, then yes it is very good. If you like music or game sound get a sound card and some decent speakers
    
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post #9 of 23
Yes, more FPS, and MUCH better audio (especially if you have good headphones/speakers).

Go for the X-fi Xtremegamer/XtremeMusic for a good budget card.
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Its the Creative Sound Blaster SE
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