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post #11 of 38
Mine came with one!! It makes you feel warm and fuzzy inside that your sound cards kicks butt so much IT needs a heatsink. Like it can pwn all the other lesser cards and make them cry. Its a good feeling. Oh yea I got mine today tooo, from zipzoomfly.com, for $113. Where did you get yours?
    
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post #12 of 38
Make sure you get the driver updates.
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Make sure you get the driver updates.
What's worthy in there? I never updated mine,so any info would be appreciated.
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post #14 of 38
so dude will an x-fi really give better sounds in games because i dont think the progressed enough sure i saw better sounds when i switch to my hercules but will this card give even more sound quality?
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post #15 of 38
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so dude will an x-fi really give better sounds in games because i dont think the progressed enough sure i saw better sounds when i switch to my hercules but will this card give even more sound quality?
Not only does it offer higher sound quality, but you'll hear more sounds because the X-Fi can decode up to EAX 5.0. I'm not sure what your card decodes, but I'm willing to bet it's EAX 2.0, so you're missing out on some sound effects in games.
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post #16 of 38
Even on the Live! Advanced HD 7.1 24bit, the core gets pretty hot. I thought sound cards barely did anything, I mean...it just produces sound right? Compared to graphics, sound cards do much less, and yet it still gets warm/hot. I was even thinking of putting AS5 on it lolol.
post #17 of 38
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What's worthy in there? I never updated mine,so any info would be appreciated.
I had to update my Audigy2 drivers before it would work in BF1942.
Very nice!
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post #18 of 38
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This is incredible guys! Games like Doom III are actually scary now, HL2 sounds great and even older games like BF1942 just sound awesome. And my music sounds so much better as well.

Well worth every penny
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post #19 of 38
congrats, you should change your rig profile in celebration of your x-fi.
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post #20 of 38
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Originally Posted by atomicfission92
Mine came with one!! It makes you feel warm and fuzzy inside that your sound cards kicks butt so much IT needs a heatsink. Like it can pwn all the other lesser cards and make them cry. Its a good feeling. Oh yea I got mine today tooo, from zipzoomfly.com, for $113. Where did you get yours?
I got mine from Newegg for $115, but they lowered it to $113 the day after I ordered
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