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Old 08-02-2006, 09:06 PM   #1
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Can someone help, my budget is about 70-80, about $140. Thanks guys.
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Old 08-02-2006, 09:07 PM   #2
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I'm hearing good things about the Soundblaster Audigy line. Go for that man!
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Old 08-02-2006, 09:12 PM   #3
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So anyone in the range?
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Soundblaster X-Fi 7.1

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16829102188

Not sure of any sites in the UK though.
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Old 08-02-2006, 09:23 PM   #5
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so not the audigy ones then?
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Old 08-02-2006, 11:26 PM   #6
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The audigy 2 ZS is perfect. Its not too pricey and gives good performance too. IMO, best bang for your buck.
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The Sound Blaster X-Fi is a very superb sound card, if you can afford it. If your budget is a bit low, your best bet is to stick with the Audigy 2 series. It's cheap and performs very nicely.
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Old 08-03-2006, 06:23 AM   #8
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O ok thanks a lot guys . So If I can afford a Soundblaster x-fi I should go for one of them? I've noticed that the audigy's are not that much cheaper than the x-fi's anyways? For example..

http://www.eclipsecomputers.com/prod...ode=SCC-XFI-MU
http://www.eclipsecomputers.com/prod...e=SCC-A2ZSPLAT

In this case the audigy's seem more expensive... even more than the platinum x-fi here...
http://www.eclipsecomputers.com/prod...e=SCC-XFI-PLAT

Thanks for help guys, i'll wait for posts. cheers
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Old 08-03-2006, 06:40 AM   #9
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I have the Audigy SE... its an alright card... does what i need.. only like 30 something bucks
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If you can afford it, get the X-Fi.
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