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Old 12-29-2005, 10:57 PM   #1
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Default Big difference between Audigy2 ZS and x-fi?

I was wondering is there a huge difference between the x-fi soundcards and the Audigy's? I was thinking about getting the x-fi xtreme music to replace my Soundblaster LIVE! but then I saw a audigy2 ZS Platinum on newegg for really cheap
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16829102163
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16829102188

So what one would be better do you think?
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Old 12-29-2005, 11:40 PM   #2
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Default Re: Big difference between Audigy2 ZS and x-fi?

i have the Audigy 2 zs and love it, im not getting a new sound card EVER! but to answer your question, I dont know. there has to be though because its so much more expensive.
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Old 12-29-2005, 11:47 PM   #3
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Default Re: Big difference between Audigy2 ZS and x-fi?

Yes there is a huge difference in sound quality between the Audigy 2 and the X-Fi. The Fidelity chip is impressive in games as well as music.
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Default Re: Big difference between Audigy2 ZS and x-fi?

ok i have a SB LIVE! 7.1 and i dont understand why you would buy another sound card, what is this difference in quality your hearing?
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Default Re: Big difference between Audigy2 ZS and x-fi?

The x-fi is 24 TIMES BETTER than the audigy. If you don't believe me....
compare: http://creative.com/products/product...ct=14066&nav=1
http://creative.com/products/product...uct=4915&nav=2
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Old 12-30-2005, 12:53 PM   #6
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Default Re: Big difference between Audigy2 ZS and x-fi?

Or listen to their demo. You need to download their special Creative demo player because that's where all the special encoding takes place where ordinary players can't do. Required to play beck the demos in it's enhanced form.

http://www.soundblaster.com/products/x-fi/demo/
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