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Poll Results: Should I get the XtremeGamer?

 
  • 66% (20)
    Yes, good idea to get XtremeGamer with those speakers
  • 33% (10)
    No, get some other sound card
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post #1 of 45
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Hows this sound card look? I'm looking to buy one soon and looking on opinions. Don't really want to mess with the OEM XtremeMusic.

XtremeGamer

It will most likely be going with these speakers:

Logitech X-540
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post #2 of 45
It is a good card but why don't you want to mess with the OEM XtremeMusic?
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post #3 of 45
http://www.geeks.com/details.asp?Inv...&CJPID=1909457

This is the Xtrememusic OEM edition.

I'm not sure when it will be back in stock, you can probably call or email them but it's alot cheaper than what you have linked.
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post #4 of 45
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Originally Posted by Zulli85 View Post
It is a good card but why don't you want to mess with the OEM XtremeMusic?
oh because my friend is having some major issues with his oem xtrememusic. being doa and having a lot of issues with returning it. In all essentials I've heard the xtremegamer is essentially the same card as xtrememusic. but xtrememusic can be modded.
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post #6 of 45
does the card have a DSP? i would get a card with a digital signal processor. it offloads audio processing to the sound card only and not the cpu --> better performance.

edit: i am thinking of getting those speakers too. let me know how they are if you do decide to get them
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post #7 of 45
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does the card have a DSP? i would get a card with a digital signal processor. it offloads audio processing to the sound card only and not the cpu --> better performance.
I'm not sure spacegoast.
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post #8 of 45
Don't get those speakers, they stink.
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post #9 of 45
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Quote:
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Don't get those speakers, they stink.
really? you owned them? what speakers would you recommend. Don't want to go overboard on speakers.
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post #10 of 45
Quote:
Originally Posted by Lysdexik View Post
http://www.geeks.com/details.asp?Inv...&CJPID=1909457

This is the Xtrememusic OEM edition.

I'm not sure when it will be back in stock, you can probably call or email them but it's alot cheaper than what you have linked.
I got my OEM from them. It was DOA and they never answered a single email. So I contacted Creative and they had me RMA it. I got it back and it still didnt work. So I sent it back for a second RMA. Now they are telling me they wont fix it because it is an OEM. I'm still fighting them about it since they have had the card for over 45 days, and It is past the 30 day return warranty at Geeks (not that it matters since they are not responding to me).

Just spend the extra $30 (after MIR) and get the Gamer.
Edited by ericeod - 5/11/08 at 5:56pm
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