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I have the AD700 headset with an inboard Xfi. In the Xfi Audio Control Panel, under Speaker Configuration, do I want to choose Headphones or 2.0/2.1? I remember something about the stereo has something to do with the choice that you pick.
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you dont have on bored xfi its a via chip that provides the audio on that bored creative just provides the software, but you best bet would be to put it on headphones
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Are you telling me that the built in Xfi is nothing?
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Are you telling me that the built in Xfi is nothing?
Yeah, the only X-Fi part of your onboard is the software, not hardware.

Anyways, just set it to headphones. Or if you find that setting it to speakers sounds better, do that then.
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What stops anyone from using the Xfi software?
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What stops anyone from using the Xfi software?
The fact that sound cards are better than onboard hardware?
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Using jvc ha-rx700s and xfi titanium HD. They sound the same. Although the volumes are different.
Edited by cuad - 4/5/11 at 1:39am
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Are you telling me that the built in Xfi is nothing?
yup pretty much a marketing ploy its still a good chip tho
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post #9 of 13
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Right, but lets say I had a Realtek onboard soundcard. Could I use the Xfi software on it?
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Yes the software is called X-Fi MB and companies like Gigabyte bundle it with some of its motherboards.

http://www.creative.com/oem/products...are/x-fimb.asp

http://www.gigabyte.us/microsite/56/tech_090106_xfi.htm

I gave you links to what the software does and how one company markets it.
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