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No one seems to have read my posts above.

I ain't using optical out with this uber soundcard. Iam using the analog cables.

Also I just sold me X-fi titanium.

Feels like a ton of weight just lifted off me shoulders dunno why.
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post #102 of 111
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Originally Posted by SadSoul View Post
No one seems to have read my posts above.

I ain't using optical out with this uber soundcard. Iam using the analog cables.

Also I just sold me X-fi titanium.

Feels like a ton of weight just lifted off me shoulders dunno why.
yey cool.. have fun with your $290 soundcard.. I am sure it will make your logitech speakers sound like wilson audio speakers..
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post #103 of 111
Too bad even an integrated sound card sounds better with sub-$290 active monitors vs. an expensive sound card with PC speakers of any kind. This thread would have the information you need to educate yourself into better audio, but suit yourself.

And rest assured I'm not jelly even though my tone is bitter
    
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Originally Posted by Shiobock View Post
Too bad even an integrated sound card sounds better with sub-$290 active monitors vs. an expensive sound card with PC speakers of any kind. This thread would have the information you need to educate yourself into better audio, but suit yourself.

And rest assured I'm not jelly even though my tone is bitter
By what logic is that statement true? Sounds better? At best you could say it sounds the same.

Anyway, setup a double blind listening test with some friends and find out.

Seems to be a lot of hate in this thread. Maybe the SadSoul effect?
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post #105 of 111
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By what logic is that statement true? Sounds better? At best you could say it sounds the same.

Anyway, setup a double blind listening test with some friends and find out.

Seems to be a lot of hate in this thread. Maybe the SadSoul effect?
Maybe they think cos Iam sad I should be poor as well
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post #106 of 111
Hey SadSoul,

After a few years of being an audio enthusiast, I've found that you can't really justify purchasing higher end audio, because the diminishing returns are so high. I don't know if you're coming here for justification or not, but it seems like it. I would just recommend enjoying your new toy, or returning it, and asking the audio community for help.
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post #107 of 111
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For that amount of money, might as well get this one

Link

WTH why are there so many caps?
 
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post #108 of 111
Good card. Enjoy it OP!
 
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post #109 of 111
OP, IMO you won't notice a difference between your X-fi and that $290 sound card if you are using Z-5500's. Upgrade to some better QUALITY speakers, so it will at least justify the purchase of that very high end sound card.
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OP, IMO you won't notice a difference between your X-fi and that $290 sound card if you are using Z-5500's. Upgrade to some better QUALITY speakers, so it will at least justify the purchase of that very high end sound card.
Yeah maybe after I go sandy bridge an get a new case an all maybe
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