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Old November 23, 2006, 11:57 PM
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Default Any input on all the new sound card Creative just launched?

I really haven't heard too much about them. No real reviews on any of the big sites yet. Creative just sort of silently launched like 4 new SKUs in their X-fi lineup... Has anyone really heard anything about these?
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Old November 29, 2006, 08:38 PM
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here's a rundown at behardware

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Old November 29, 2006, 10:31 PM
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Nice find UNESCO.:) I've been looking everywhere so a rundown on these cards.
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Old November 29, 2006, 11:57 PM
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Thanks. I gotta get to bed, but I'll find time to have a look later. I already called up Creative, and they don't have a dual mic solution like what I was looking for anyhow, even with all of the new cards :(
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Old March 29, 2007, 10:39 AM
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It should be pointe out that the Xtreme Audio does NOT contain a TRUE X-fi DSP chip like the others do. So all effects are done within software. You do NOT get any hardware acceleration for your games. The other two in the line-up are fine.
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Old March 30, 2007, 12:59 AM
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ya, avoid that Audio one, it's a cheap PoS.

I've had the X-Fi XtremeMusic since fall 2005 and the sound over the previous Audigy cards is much cleaner and crisper, especially with the crystalizer enabled. It is noticable with good speakers or headphones.
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