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Old July 2, 2009, 10:06 PM
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Hey guys I am looking for a sound card thats is very good for its prive but nothing too extreme. My price limit is $200. I have a PCI port aswell as 3 PCI Express ports. My Realtek HD audio is really getting on my nerves
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What do you want the soundcard to do? Gaming? Music? Home theatre? Do you use speakers or headphones?
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Old July 2, 2009, 10:27 PM
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What do you want the soundcard to do? Gaming? Music? Home theatre? Do you use speakers or headphones?
I'm do gaming and music. I got a Logitech X-540 5.1 system. Its not amazing but it works great.
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I'm do gaming and music. I got a Logitech X-540 5.1 system. Its not amazing but it works great.
auztench xplosion or ht omega stri]ker
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Old July 3, 2009, 01:04 AM
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I got my auzentech xplosion installed the other day and I must say that music and GRAW2 sound far far far better now. :D
Screw onboard realtek ALC889A!
I can hear so much more now. :)

I second enaberif's suggestions.
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I got my auzentech xplosion installed the other day and I must say that music and GRAW2 sound far far far better now. :D
Screw onboard realtek ALC889A!
I can hear so much more now. :)

I second enaberif's suggestions.
Alright guys I'll take a look. Any other suggestions everyone? Plz post :)
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Old July 3, 2009, 08:59 AM
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Also I was looking at this AuzenTech X-FI Prelude 7.1 Sound Card. Is it worth the extra money?

NCIX.com - Buy AuzenTech X-FI Prelude 7.1 Sound Card PCI 32BIT EAX 5.0 - PRELUDE In Canada.

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I think you should look at the X-Fi Forte. It has all the features you need, is much cheaper than the prelude, and includes a headphone amp. I recently got one, and I love it
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+1 for the HT Omega Striker :) music and games sounded a bit better on my X240. Its better if you put headphones on.
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Also I was looking at this AuzenTech X-FI Prelude 7.1 Sound Card. Is it worth the extra money?

NCIX.com - Buy AuzenTech X-FI Prelude 7.1 Sound Card PCI 32BIT EAX 5.0 - PRELUDE In Canada.

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I think you should look at the X-Fi Forte. It has all the features you need, is much cheaper than the prelude, and includes a headphone amp. I recently got one, and I love it
Forte is the newer version of the prelude and only real perk is dedicated headphone amp and pci-x form.

Otherwise prelude is still a great card.
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