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Someone explain to me why they are asking you to activate Dolby Digital Live...
I think they are asking you to activate the card, and holding off Dolby Digital Live support to encourage users to do so.
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I think they are asking you to activate the card, and holding off Dolby Digital Live support to encourage users to do so.
As if Creative didn't have enough hate on it's hands.
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Wow. The Xonar DX isn't too far off and it's much cheaper. Guess I'll be sticking that on my wishlist.
 
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I wonder why they ran the test on XP, could it be that more than half of the features don't work properly in Vista?

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Nice card it seems. What makes the Xonar or Azuen better than this??
The Asus and Auzen are better than this card because they have higher quality components and functional drivers that don't cripple half of the feature set.
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The Asus and Auzen are better than this card because they have higher quality components and functional drivers that don't cripple half of the feature set.
Exactly. Rep +
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The Asus and Auzen are better than this card because they have higher quality components and functional drivers that don't cripple half of the feature set.
Amen 20 times over.
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It is faster and almost never used, its a good way to use it up.
Same speed actually, PCIe is measured in how much faster it is that PCI (AT least, v1 was), so a PCIe 4x slot is 4 times as fast as a PCIe slot.
    
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Same speed actually, PCIe is measured in how much faster it is that PCI (AT least, v1 was), so a PCIe 4x slot is 4 times as fast as a PCIe slot.
I thought it was like 256gbps / (lane count). Wait.... i need to refresh on my lane speeds i'm completely backwards. (To Wikipedia!)

Ok 4GBPS max on PCIE1 which is in 16 lanes a single lane would have 250MBPS for a PCIEx1 connection. (And same same for PCIE2 if you double all the numbers.)
Edited by Licht - 6/5/08 at 11:45pm
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I got all excited thinking that Creative finally got it right, then I scrolled down and read the rest of this thread

Sigh.

I guess I'll hang onto my X-Fi Xtrememusic.
    
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