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nice card It's my second auzentech card and let's just say that I like them very much!

install these drivers though... you can try the original one, but trust me, the drivers posted in the link are a lot better

http://www.hardwareheaven.com/pax-dr...ml#post1382717

and thank me later
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probably wont tell the difference between that and your onboard
lol riiight.

I have the forte and loved it, till it died. I'm now on my second one and it is starting to act up too. I think it has something to do with overheating, as mine is right between a 470, almost touching the chipset heatsink, and close to the cpu. Sounds fantastic though, and you got an even better card, so hopefully you won't have the same problems as me. I personally would get either that new titanium hd or one of the asus cards.
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Should have got a xonar card, great with headphones and speakers using also with z5500
    
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nice card It's my second auzentech card and let's just say that I like them very much!

install these drivers though... you can try the original one, but trust me, the drivers posted in the link are a lot better

http://www.hardwareheaven.com/pax-dr...ml#post1382717

and thank me later
Hey thanks. Any real headaches with ur card? thanks
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Should have got a xonar card, great with headphones and speakers using also with z5500
I was always a Creative man.
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post #16 of 111
It doesn't look very cool. You don't have speakers that will capture the awesomeness. Your post:rep ratio isn't good.


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I was always a Creative man.
OMG HE ACTUALY SMILED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    
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always bloody sad this OP
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Hey thanks. Any real headaches with ur card? thanks
one issue I had was that the card randomly (often) reverted to stereo sound instead of 5.1 surround when I started a game.. very frustrating in fallout 3 lol


the drivers I linked fixed that issue


other than that it's an awesome card both performance wise and visually!

the black and gold is really nice
post #19 of 111
too much $$$ for a sound card just to play games, cant justify bro unless its a htpc.

what are you going to do with your x fi now?
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too much $$$ for a sound card just to play games, cant justify bro unless its a htpc.

what are you going to do with your x fi now?
I watch blu rays as well, so like the full resolution bit-streaming via analogue cables which no other sound card can do.

I can connect via analogue to my Z5500 an still get full res blu ray audio

Iam gonna sell my X-fi Titanium. Its working perfect. Make me an offer.
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