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Old October 12, 2009, 01:38 PM
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I have had my Auzentech Prelude for a couple of years now. For a while. they were no longer available. Now they are back and I wonder what,if any changes or uogrades have been made to them. If so, I will be getting a new one right now.
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Old October 12, 2009, 01:48 PM
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What's wrong with the one you have?

I wondered the same thing- they went on sale for very low prices when they seemed to be EOLing them, but now they're back...must have realized that they weren't directly competing with the forte somehow.
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Old October 12, 2009, 02:58 PM
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Nothing has changed. It is still the best analog gaming card that they sell.
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Old October 13, 2009, 01:17 PM
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Nothing wrong with my card.I just thought the new ones might have improved or better Tech. in them.
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If they were smart, they'd update to a better XO clock.

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Old October 13, 2009, 01:59 PM
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What's wrong with the one you have?

I wondered the same thing- they went on sale for very low prices when they seemed to be EOLing them, but now they're back...must have realized that they weren't directly competing with the forte somehow.
I'd say they realized that PCI-E sound cards aren't as popular as some would have thought.
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I think that's because board builders keep putting the PCI-Ex1 slot right beside the PCI-Ex16 slots, and they get covered up by our dual-slot GPU's. Most people don't realize you can put the PCI-Ex1 cards in ANY PCI-E slot.
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I think that's because board builders keep putting the PCI-Ex1 slot right beside the PCI-Ex16 slots, and they get covered up by our dual-slot GPU's. Most people don't realize you can put the PCI-Ex1 cards in ANY PCI-E slot.
Mind, in some boards, that automatically downclocks the primary PCI-E slot to x8.
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Old October 15, 2009, 09:46 AM
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The Forte and new HTHD 7.1 are not direct competitorsto the Prelude. Either card is not meant to suprass the Prelude 7.1...

I am thking there will probably be a new card coming so that IS mean to surpass the Prelude 7.1.

For now that the Prelude 7.1 is pretty much the king of the hardware gaming card. The Forte is also up there but as I said, not really a competitor, just offering a few different features, PCI-E, can amp..etc
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Old October 18, 2009, 08:07 AM
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I think I'll wait a bit for now. I am sure a new gaming card will be out by Xmas.
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