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Well, my prelude died and i was able to get a refund. What sound card should i try next? I bought the prelude without doing much research on sound cards. Should I give the prelude another try or try something else?
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the prelude is one of the best cards out their i would give it another shot your not going to get any cards as good for anything near that price. the prelude is one of creatives top of the line cards but with really good drivers unlike creatives crap they pass off as drivers. go with the prelude again it will serve u well ^_^
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the prelude is one of the best cards out their i would give it another shot your not going to get any cards as good for anything near that price. the prelude is one of creatives top of the line cards but with really good drivers unlike creatives crap they pass off as drivers. go with the prelude again it will serve u well ^_^
I'm talking about the AUZENTECH Prelude.
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i know what did i say? the prelude is a rebranded creative kinda. it just has much much better drivers and isnt incompatible with a bunch of crap
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lol you said creative's best cards.
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post #6 of 11
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It is? Didnt know that.

Any thoughts on this card? http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16829102019
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post #7 of 11
How much do you game? if you main priority is music and movies, or if you plan on moving to Vista soon down the road, the Asus Xonar D2X is a very competent card and probably the Prelude's direct competition.

Edit: Pretty much the only thing that the Prelude shares in common with the Creative X-Fis is the E-Mu CA20K APU. Everything else on the Prelude is of a higher quality.
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post #8 of 11
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How much do you game? if you main priority is music and movies, or if you plan on moving to Vista soon down the road, the Asus Xonar D2X is a very competent card and probably the Prelude's direct competition.
I listen to music a lot and game a lot. I don't plan on moving to vista.

EDIT: I dont wanna spend $200.
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post #9 of 11
dont get a creative the prelude is gona be way better than any of that crap if you really want a change up like triggerc said your going to want to go for a xonar their pretty good too, personaly i prefer the preludes.
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Quote:
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I listen to music a lot and game a lot. I don't plan on moving to vista.

EDIT: I dont wanna spend $200.
The Prelude is by far your best option if that's the case.
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