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Need new sound card, this looks nice. Is it a good choice.

post #1 of 13
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To all you out there who know sound ( I COMPLETELY suck at choosing sound cards on most occasions, I have always been more into GPU's ) does this look good to you?

http://www.razerzone.com/p-91-razer-...udio-card.aspx

I can get it for $69.99 with free shipping and would like to know opinions on it. My current Creative 4 audigy is gone and I need a good replacement. Note: I prefer to stay away from creative, I have always went with them but from what I have heard they are not the best anymore.

Thanks.
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post #2 of 13
From what i hear its a good card, people on woot.com sucked them up before i could buy one. Good price too!
post #3 of 13
I wouldnt recommend that card.

The cards i would reccomend are the extreme gamer.

Auzentech Prelude

HT Omega Claro

Chaintech AV-710 if you can still find one.

Also the Auzentech X-Plosion isnt too bad either.
Edited by Benny99 - 5/17/08 at 10:18pm
post #4 of 13
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Well this is my fault I should of posted this originally. I was looking at the Razer because of the price. I was originally thinking of spending a max of $59.99 though when I saw this for $69.99 I swallowed hard and then asked for advice about it here.

If I was willing to pay more I would of probably gone with the Auzentech Prelude, I have heard many good things about that one. Thanks for the advice, I am still considering the Razer one unless for an absolute max of $69.99 another can be found that trumps it. Thanks again.
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post #5 of 13
Alright then GL
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Absolutely nothing wrong with the Razer Barracuda. In fact, it's a very close cousin of the HT Omega Claro Benny69 himself recommended. (They are both based on the CMI 8788 APU, which is excellent, in my opinion.)
    
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Thanks Benny. As for you txtmstrjoe, thanks for that piece of info. Indeed if it is closely related to one of those high end cards my interest has risen. I think my decision is made. Thanks for the support Oc'ers!
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post #8 of 13
Dude I have this card. It's reallly good!
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post #9 of 13
I see nothing wrong with the AC-1 for $70, it'll actually be hard to beat at that price.
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post #10 of 13
The AC-1 is good for the price you are getting it at. I got one from woot for $55 and love it. So yeah, for $69, get it.
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