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Old February 23, 2008, 08:03 AM
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Hey everyone, I just bought this sound card 3 days ago and should be arriving here by Monday morning. Have any of you used it or are using it or perhaps just tried it out? I just want some opinions about it, whether it be what you like or disliked about it. Personally I bought it because I wanted something that would be on the same level as my new 5.1 pioneer receiver I just bought. Nothing like having a monster of a speaker system and a terrible sound card which doesn't do it justice.

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Old February 23, 2008, 08:04 AM
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Here's a link, I needed to have one post under my belt to start posting links.

http://www.ncix.com/products/index.p...a&promoid=1058
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Old February 23, 2008, 08:06 AM
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I have the HT Omega Striker 7.1 and I love it. Has a lot of features I dont even use, Vista support is lacking at the moment, but I think the Claro driver is farther ahead than the Striker.
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Old February 23, 2008, 08:56 PM
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What set of speakers are you using with it and how do you have them connected? I'm starting to get anxious now that Monday is slowly getting closer. I just want to play loud music.
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Old February 23, 2008, 09:16 PM
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I've connected it through the optical, and just to a set of PC 5.1 speakers, both sounded great. As I said before mine is different than yours right now in Vista its better than onboard, but a lot of the nice features are missing.

I'm pretty sure the Claro driver is fully functional though. It'd rock if it was hooked up to a nice amp. It'd sound great, the positional audio features really work, as I said a lot of features.
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Old February 23, 2008, 10:28 PM
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Oh yeah I understand. I'm glad you like it. I considered the Striker as well but I figured instead of having to buy another sound card down the line I might as well buy something that's really good. The day after I bought it online I drove to town and picked up a home theater 5.1 set for 225$-ish. Here's a link to it. I didn't buy it there though.

Pioneer HTP-2900 5.1-Channel Home Theater System
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