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915 Current Viewers. Holy ****
yup, and 900 of them are 12 or younger.
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post #612 of 1091
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I really don't understand why all these people are saying their soundcards don't work.....my X-fi extreme audio works PERFECTLY fine. I get 5.1 when watching movies, bluray and dvd alike, and i also get 5.1 in games.........what am i missing here?! the drivers work, i get sound, and its much better than my onboard......really really really i'm so effing confused right now.
Dont be. Its like trying to "keep up" with a 13 year old girl going through puberty. These kids are all over the place.

My X-Fi works great too
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I think that alot of people here have the wrong idea. Daniel_k was NOT selling the drivers as his own or anyone elses. He was however, accepting voulentary contributions.

The monies he may or may not have recieved, should not even be mentioned in this whole episode because they are of no consequence. He is not charging people for the drivers.
If people want to give him money, they can.
Working on the assumptions creative appear to be working on, an example would be " i just gave my mate 20 quid, and now the bank of england is telling him he cant accept it."
thats just retarded at best.

The reason that people are pissed off, is that this is a problem that has been simmering for a while.
like gas escaping from a pipe, it just needed a spark for the whole thing to blow up.
SO will it be okay if I modify Vista to support DirectX11? And then ask for money to support me?
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And the thread continues!
post #615 of 1091
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I wont and guess what, our human ears will hear the same thing

As I have said before, there are some who will pay to hear essentially and for all intensive purpouses the same thing but I sure wont.

Forgive me if I am wrong but the Prelude is an X-Fi chip right? WHy are you paying almost 100 bucks more for a minimal if any gain?? Even if it does have higher quality PCB components, I didnt know better capacitors would make a chip have an auditory sound difference
It DEFINITELY will. The DAC chips make a HUGE difference, and you can change out the OP AMPs without having to solder anything.
If you're gaming on some cheap headset then it won't matter, but I have my PC going through surround sound, so I want good SQ.
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Originally Posted by weidass View Post
I think that alot of people here have the wrong idea. Daniel_k was NOT selling the drivers as his own or anyone elses. He was however, accepting voulentary contributions.

The monies he may or may not have recieved, should not even be mentioned in this whole episode because they are of no consequence. He is not charging people for the drivers.
If people want to give him money, they can.
Working on the assumptions creative appear to be working on, an example would be " i just gave my mate 20 quid, and now the bank of england is telling him he cant accept it."
thats just retarded at best.

The reason that people are pissed off, is that this is a problem that has been simmering for a while.
like gas escaping from a pipe, it just needed a spark for the whole thing to blow up.

The point is he can't accept those contributions, period. Not while working on someone else's software. It's very different from, say, a guy making his own code and distributing it freely.
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So you are saying you dont pay for games either because no one LIKES to fork out 50 bucks.

I didnt know it was Ok to steal because I was unhappy
wow what the hell are you talking about? where did I ever talk about stealing games? you have to pay for a program called Alchemy thats what I was talking about.
    
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I don't believe Creative's stock: CREAF is traded in US markets, so we may no be able to see whether or not the stock fluctuates until tonight or tomorrow sometime.
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Does the Creative X-Fi Xtreme Gamer ork with vista 64 properly?

I want a good soundcard at some point and I was kind of set on this... But I don't know what exactly is going on.

The Asus Xonar D2 looks nice but it only supports EAX2?
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It DEFINITELY will. The DAC chips make a HUGE difference, and you can change out the OP AMPs without having to solder anything.
If you're gaming on some cheap headset then it won't matter, but I have my PC going through surround sound, so I want good SQ.
I did not know you were talking about the DAC chips, you stated PCB components so I thought you were talking about caps, gates, and the actual PCB

You are right about the DAC, but as for the human ear being able to hear an audible difference, that will always be debatable because we all hear something different.
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