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post #1 of 21
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Hey guys,
Need your expert opinion quickly!!!!
Alright, here's the scoop.
I found a deal for a Creative Audigy 2ZS platinum for $130
http://us.creative.com/products/prod...5&product=9107
But i can buy a creative X-Fi XtremeMusic for $129.99
http://us.creative.com/products/prod...&product=14066
Which one should i buy?
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post #2 of 21
Buy the X-Fi.
All the reviews give it 5 stars.
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post #3 of 21
I'd get the X-FI due to its a better card and the the ZS PLAT. the you're paying more for the front drive panel that you'll almost never use.
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post #4 of 21
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Whoops, honestly? Whats on the front panel man?
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post #5 of 21
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What i mean, basically, whats the diff, performance wise or otherwise
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post #6 of 21
X-fi has a better processor and memory build onto the board
i hear most games u get a 20% increase in performance
MP3 Crystalizer
herd it fills in the holes in all your MP3's , quiality thatw as lost durring conversion

and a super high quiality MP3 encoder =)


o and tru lifelike surroudnsoudn in headphones from what i hear
even crap headphones
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post #7 of 21
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hrm., well, i do not have crap phones, got me some etymotic er-6i's, best ever. I am considering this, but i don't know yet, so one is able to really tell me the diff. between the two.
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post #8 of 21
x fi is much better believe me. like storm said, it has more of a meaty processor and memory and provides great 3D and surround sound effects....just look at all those reviews also!
    
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post #9 of 21
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nvm, after further review at newegg, *gotta love it*, im going to get the x-fi, i really want that front box tho...oh well.
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post #10 of 21
Why pay the same price for a product 3 years old when you can get the newer technology instead.
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