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Nice find!
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thats where I bought mine...lol...too bad I had to pay 10% tax for local...not sure if Online makes any differences
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yea your loosing your mind, its not a video thing. audiophile componets are the op-amps used, the dip-8 sockets the caps . normal sound cards uses cheap components. while audiophie grade sound cards uses those components

the org x-fis all used cheap components.
Right.. But since when has high quality audio been referred to as high definition and not high fidelity. HD is a marketing ploy to make idiots part with their money. What I said had nothing to do with build quality.

When you can spell and use correct grammar.. Then you can tell me I'm losing my mind.
post #74 of 81
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audiophile componets are the op-amps used, the dip-8 sockets the caps .
More the opamps and DAC chip. the opamps on the Titanium HD are rather low-end tbh but the DAC chip is very good.
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I love mine. I upgraded from the X-Fi XtremeMusic to this. Crazy improvement. The biggest thing I noticed was the sound stage being improved, and the top end (treble, etc) improved tremendously. I bought mine from Best Buy as well but it was at $150, and I had a $25 gift card. Best purchase I've made in a while. Also, note I am using Grado SR325i's as headphones and Logitech Z-4's. And it even made a big difference on the Z-4's.
 
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would be better if it had some optical in/out on it
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would be better if it had some optical in/out on it
It does. While pictures may say a thousand words, so does the specification sheet. It has optical in and out.
 
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-033-_-Product

tomorrow is the last day to get it for $139 shipped from newegg

promo code EMCKJHE37

pick it up while you can! awesome sound card especially if you come from on board audio!
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post #79 of 81
Im at the point where I don't understand anymore.

If you need professional synthesizing, you use an external USB sound card. Not anything in your PCI slots. So why are there 200 variants of the X-Fi? What does one X-Fi do better than another? Is the iun game MIDI gonna sound that much better this yr than it did last yr? verything is pre recorded sampling now anywyay!
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will be getting one to fit my new amp
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