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I am buying a z5500 tomorrow. i was about to get the z5300 but i like this one better. however, now i have very little to no money. So, i am looking for the best quality to dollar card out right now. If there is not anything good for cheap i will have to wait four months till my birthday.
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http://us.creative.com/products/prod...&product=16069
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Thats what i planned to get with the z5300, but i won't be able to afford it. I also saw one for 29.99 refurbished on their site, but i wasn't sure if that was a good card.
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I see you have an Asus Xonar. That's fine for the speakers.
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i love my razer barracuda with the z5500

The speakers are boss btw
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Originally Posted by hoth17 View Post
Thats what i planned to get with the z5300, but i won't be able to afford it. I also saw one for 29.99 refurbished on their site, but i wasn't sure if that was a good card.
Are you refering to the Audigy 2 ZS? if so, it is a really good card. I ran it fo a while until I got the X-Fi XtremeMusic.
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post #7 of 12
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I would like to get that card but its over 100 dollars. way over my budget.

Yeah, I'm getting them because i heard they are one of the best.

I was talking about the Audigy 4.
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I would like to get that card but its over 100 dollars. way over my budget.

Yeah, I'm getting them because i heard they are one of the best.

I was talking about the Audigy 4.
Do you have the Xonar in your sig?

Kind of confused.
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post #9 of 12
barracuda ac-1 is roughly 50 bucks
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post #10 of 12
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lol forgot to take that off. i put in my sig right before ordering it. i went to the cite, and it was out of stock.
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