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I have the X-fi Fatality PCI slotted sound card, you know the one with the mini-jacks for my 5.1 surround sound system with Minijacks. I want to upgrade to a PCI-e sound card. But I've found out that the X-Fi Titanium HD has RCA's on the back. but the X-fi Titanium of last generation has mini-jacks on the back......

I have 3 mini-jacks to plug into a sound card, do you guys know if the HD model would work or if I just need to find a RCA to minijack adapter for me to plug in my speakers.....

I think the HD model looks like it has some good features over the vanilla titanium, but whats your take on it?
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For analog purposes, the Titanium HD only has stereo support so you'll want the X-Fi Titanium in this case. There is also the option of getting an Asus sound card such as the D2X or DX and HT Omega sound cards.
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post #3 of 6
DeathMage, I would say just keep what you currently have.
Wait and see what Creative Labs comes out with in the future.
They might come out with a Titanium HD with 5.1 analog.
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Out of the two, I would recommend the Titanium HD if you don't mind 5.1 channels as the maximum channel support. I would recommend you get the Asus Xonar ST or STX and get the 7.1 extension card which has swappable opamps. I think the HT Omega Claro Halo XT (or you can get a Claro + or some other card and get the XT separate).
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Originally Posted by HybridCore View Post
Out of the two, I would recommend the Titanium HD if you don't mind 5.1 channels as the maximum channel support. I would recommend you get the Asus Xonar ST or STX and get the 7.1 extension card which has swappable opamps. I think the HT Omega Claro Halo XT (or you can get a Claro + or some other card and get the XT separate).
The Xonar H6 expansion module (for 7.1) is only available for the Xonar ST. The Xonar STX has virtual 7.1 already and doesn't have the header to attach the H6.
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Oh...wow. I'm starting to become forgetful .
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