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hi guys, i was gonna get this forte xfi but they discontinue it anyone know some sound card that has similar effect, or a sound card that is good bang for the buck right now?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16829156010
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Actually, if you still want it, then you can get it from Provantage for $141.27 before shipping.

http://www.provantage.com/auzentech-...e~7AUZE001.htm

Provantage is just as reputable and trustworthy as Newegg.
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post #3 of 14
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Originally Posted by TwoCables View Post
Actually, if you still want it, then you can get it from Provantage for $141.27 before shipping.

http://www.provantage.com/auzentech-...e~7AUZE001.htm

Provantage is just as reputable and trustworthy as Newegg.
It's on special order man That means no stock.

You can find them on ebay though!
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post #4 of 14
Seriously, what happened to the forte? That was one of their most profitable cards(guessing).
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Seriously, what happened to the forte? That was one of their most profitable cards(guessing).
lol probably not as popular as those silly "high end" Creative X-Fi cards.
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post #6 of 14
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yea am just looking for one that match my system, i know the forte is good but i can use others, i mainly just use it for music secondary is games.
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post #7 of 14
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lol probably not as popular as those silly "high end" Creative X-Fi cards.
not bad cards
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post #8 of 14
A lot of the Auzentech cards are currently unavailable. Raw materials shortage maybe?
post #9 of 14
Ever considered ASUS sound-cards? A different alternative to the Creative experience; a lot of people have actually preferred ASUS over the other brands.

Cheapest price I can find on the internet:
http://www.linkecomputer.com/product...AR%20D2X/ASUS/

Works wonders above on-board sound, although I wouldn't call it super amazing.
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Ever considered ASUS sound-cards? A different alternative to the Creative experience; a lot of people have actually preferred ASUS over the other brands.

Cheapest price I can find on the internet:
http://www.linkecomputer.com/product...AR%20D2X/ASUS/

Works wonders above on-board sound, although I wouldn't call it super amazing.
Stay away from asus, I have had tons of problems with mine.
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