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Old August 6, 2008, 01:10 PM
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Ya I only ordered it last night, I'll be lucky to have it by friday, chances are not till mon/tue
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Old October 10, 2008, 05:30 PM
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The striker is not that great of a card, but great for it's cost. Only slightly better than on-board sound.

Hi

all the posts are so very helpful!
I'm using onboard sound with optical out to my Logitech Z5500's. Is there anyone here who has the same motherboard I do that can tell me if the striker would be an improvement? I highly appreciate great sounding music and can tell immediately if someone messed with my sound settings lol (now pc is locked up heh). My specs are listed in my sig. I haven't bought it yet, but it looks like the Claro may be the better buy... I play games mostly wow, listen to music and watch movies on my pc.

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Old October 10, 2008, 05:42 PM
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There are lots of great cards out now, if you are into the HT Omega cards, the Calro + is good and the New Claro Halo is said to be a very good card by a few associates that have one.
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Old October 10, 2008, 08:58 PM
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Xonar? I've never heard of it before today....decisions....decisions....
My AV-710 is the only off-board card I've ever owned. So unfortunately I'm really green when it comes to the competition and how each one sounds.
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Looks like I got alot of reading to do lol and I appreciate all of the great opinions.
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Old October 10, 2008, 09:37 PM
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Xonars are great cards also... Check our review section for soudncard reviews should help get you on the road to knowing what you want.:)
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