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[G3D] Auzen X-Meridian 7.1 2g soundcard review

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We found this card excellent for all the audio tasks we performed as the card has an excellent stock sound and the fact the card can be further improved with some opamps upgrades is a major plus for the end users. We found excellent upgrades using our higher end opamps but there were also great sonic gains using lower priced commonly available units such as the LM4562NA.

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This card may not measure quite as high as some of the heavy weight offerings as you have to keep in mind this card is not aimed at the extreme high end of the market, more aimed at people that want great sound quality at a more modest price point.

The fact that this card has an expansion slot should be of interest to the home recording enthusiasts offering a great deal of I/O upgrades for a cheap price. The digital I/O could also be used to integrate the PC into yor current HT, using a combination of S/pdif and analog I/O.

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post #2 of 10
Hmm I'm in the market for a new sound card since my HomeTheater HD is now in my HTPC & I like that this card has a PCI interface and not PCI-E. If I get a second GPU, it wouldn't be so close to the 1st GPU.
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Why, why do they always have those ghetto-like gold pcie brackets frown.gif
     
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Why, why do they always have those ghetto-like gold pcie brackets frown.gif

You have a problem with something you hardly see in your computer?
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You have a problem with something you hardly see in your computer?

Well, "hardly see" depends a lot on your case and on the position of your pc.
     
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After all the bad stories about auzentech cards, I'll never buy one of their cards, ever.
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After all the bad stories about auzentech cards, I'll never buy one of their cards, ever.

What bad stories?
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Why PCI... it's time to move on tongue.gif.
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What bad stories?

the owner of that company was ran over by a bus. Company went down the pooper after that.

Sorry mate
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I've had an RMA request in for months now with now response even after resubmitting. I won't buy from them again. Loved the Forte but the customer service is non existent.
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