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Poll Results: Best Creative X-FI Alternative on a budget

 
  • 24% (8)
    Asus Xonar
  • 33% (11)
    Auzentech Prelude (uses Creative X-fi)
  • 6% (2)
    Auzentech Xplosion
  • 9% (3)
    B-Enspirer
  • 0% (0)
    E-Mu 0202
  • 3% (1)
    M-Audio Revolution
  • 6% (2)
    Omega Striker
  • 12% (4)
    Razer Barracuda AC-1
  • 6% (2)
    Other: please post
33 Total Votes  
post #21 of 51
My Bluegears b-Enspirer sound great, and it runs on an Oxygen HD chip. I would definitely look into it.
    
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Alright
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Thanks for all the great input everyone! I will be putting up a poll shortly, so if you would please vote in that, I'd appreciate it.
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post #24 of 51
Quote:
Originally Posted by t4ct1c47 View Post
Because Auzentech use Creative's drivers on their X-Fi models.
The GUI is nearly identical, but the actual driver code is different. In other words, Auzentech has written their own drivers, based on Creative's, but the key difference is Auzentech's drivers actually work.
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post #25 of 51
well i was wondering the same question it seems that the xonar is teh best non x fi card
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post #26 of 51
Just thought I'd add this....
Powered by creative's chip or not the prelude is a good card. works flawlessly in 64 bit vista, and the thing is a beast.
that is all
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post #27 of 51
Quote:
Originally Posted by HrnyGoat View Post
The GUI is nearly identical, but the actual driver code is different. In other words, Auzentech has written their own drivers, based on Creative's, but the key difference is Auzentech's drivers actually work.
I'll have to look into that more.
post #28 of 51
The Prelude and Xonar really aren't for someone on a budget, so my vote was split between the Xplosion and Striker. actually voted for the Xplosion tho
post #29 of 51
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Bump for more input.
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post #30 of 51
Well Im still deciding on my new sound card purchase

Out of these 3

Auzentech Prelude
HT Omega Claro or Claro Plus http://www.gdworld.com.au/product_in...oducts_id=4621
http://www.gdworld.com.au/product_in...oducts_id=4544
Asus Xonar


Personally i think they are all very good cards and you cant go wrong with neither of them.

They arnt cheap however.

Its a hard decision to make
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