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I'm planning on going tri SLI GTX 570's so I have to get rid of my X Fi Gamer. I was curious to know how the Creative External Sound Blaster Live would compare to my X FI Gamer? What other sound cards are on the market which would be comparable or better than the X FI Gamer?


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The external one is really really bad. You might want to look into a high end Xonar or Creative Titanium if I were you. Three dual slot GPUs only take up 6 out of 7 slots so you have some room left.
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I will only have room for an PCI X1 slot and I can only use a 3" long sound card for that slot because of the NB heatsink.
    
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Well without the fan on the NB it should fit.

I think the only that would fit in PCIe slot is the X-Fi Titanium.

Anything else won't clear it.

You could go with an external DAC, but then you won't in game features. Such as EAX.
    
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