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If you can, leave the Asus SupremeFX in your rig. The blue lights on top look pretty cool even if you're not going to use it =D

I have an ExtremeGamer card and I was using the SupremeFX card before. It's a worthy transition. Creative's Audio Console is much better. I can't seem to get microphones working in Game Mode, though. I've found Game mode ot be pretty pointless. I always stick to entertainment.

Get a Creative speaker set, too.
hehe that is true! it lights up blue, only thing if i get the one card i had a pic of it replaces the pci e 1x slot, there is 1 other slot accessible on my mobo but i doubt i could use it without removing the supreme fx

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BTW: when you say that you use headphones, which headphones do you use?
and I am completely ANTI HPA earforce 2.0s... I have a pair, and never use them even when gaming, they're really bad in comparrison to a good set of stereo headphones.
ya they are cheap plantronics i bought for like 50 bux at futureshop lol

basically im looking to get a new soundcard + headphones and or speakers
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post #12 of 13
Stock, on board supreme is all trash. X-Fi Plat Fatality is godly compared. Couple that with the Z5500's (mine are on order ), and/or nice headphones and you will tell the difference.

Right now my headphones are Bose Triports and will continue to be off and on even when I finally get my HD 595's.

You WILL tell the difference.
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5.1 headphones are mostly a gimmick :/
Oh but they aren't.
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