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Im after a new soundcard as mine is crap. Ive been thinking about the new X-Fi ones from Creative. What one though????? Im thinking as I do everything on my PC it should be the Elite one
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X-Fi Platinum. Its probably the best one. There is the fatal1ty but thats more expensive because its endorsed by that 'uber gamer' kid.
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Originally Posted by The_Jester
X-Fi Platinum. Its probably the best one. There is the fatal1ty but thats more expensive because its endorsed by that 'uber gamer' kid.

...and it's got x-ram...or does the platinum too?
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The platinum has it too
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post #5 of 13
The platinum doesn't have it..
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post #6 of 13
Platinum is the best IMO, the fatality stuff is crap because they charge butt loads for a name and NO performance gain..... Platinum is the same as the fatality for much cheaper.
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post #7 of 13
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Ok, do these cards have an input for an electric guitar as I would love to be able to record some music
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post #8 of 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by Sideburns
...and it's got x-ram...or does the platinum too?
All versions of the X-Fi have X-RAM. The Xtreme Music and the Platinum have 2MB, while the Fatil1ty and the Elite Pro have 64MB.

Unless you need a front panel control, Id just go for the Xtreme Music.
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post #9 of 13
I bought the barebone card, and then the Elite I/O console (The large desktop one) seperately... I didn't see the point of the X-Ram, but I still wanted the connectability that the larger console provides, plus it looks cool =)
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post #10 of 13
Yeah, its got like 65416946 ports n stuff on all of them - there is a one for gutairs. lol.
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