what will u use it for mate?
Originally Posted by xxicrimsonixx
Hard to say, because sound is different for everyone.
I honestly would say to buy it for 30$ though, you can always use it in a spare computer, or you can give it as a gift if it is not to your liking (if you plan to gift it after, take extra care in opening the package).
Originally Posted by Radeon915
the xtreme music isn't an actual X-FI chip, but a lesser one, and I thought an audigy 2. So I don't think you will see much of an improvement if any at all.. I'd save up and get the asus xonar, or else an X-FI Gamer.
Edit: ..or was the xtreme audio the one with the lesser chip?
Anyways, if it's the good one, get it, if it's the bad one, don't