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I think the azuntech forte would be a good choice. I really, really dislike creative's drivers.
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post #12 of 16
Honestly I'm sure you'll see no real difference between the Forte and the Titanium. Auzentech's drivers are generally considered more stable and less bloated than Creative's but I'm sure the Creative card will work just as well in Windows 7. The Forte also has a dedicated headphone amp which I don't think the Titanium does, but that only matters if you're using headphones that need amping, which most don't. I would get the Forte if you can find it, but if you can't or it's significantly more expensive you'd be fine with the Titanium.
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I bought a Titanium Fatal1ty pro. It did sound better than onboard, but not $90 better, and to think this card retails for $140, lol. I'd say this card is a $45 improvement over the realtek ALC889 tops.

tested with jvc ha-rx700s
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I bought a Titanium Fatal1ty pro. It did sound better than onboard, but not $90 better, and to think this card retails for $140, lol. I'd say this card is a $45 improvement over the realtek ALC889 tops.

tested with jvc ha-rx700s
On some occasions, you can get the X-Fi Titanium Fatal1ty for $50AR. That is really what it's worth, IMO.
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On some occasions, you can get the X-Fi Titanium Fatal1ty for $50AR. That is really what it's worth, IMO.
I agree.
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post #16 of 16
I have the card on a custom 5.1 system w/ receiver, and honestly, on games it rocks but music it sounds shallow. Tried tweaking the settings but it sounds empty at times. Does sound better than onboard.
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