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Old 08-07-2007, 07:19 PM   #1
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I'm thinking of purchasing a new sound card in the near future though I really don't want to spend anywhere near 100 dollars. Can someone point me to a moderately priced sound card that'll show a really improvement over my soundblaster live card that I have right now? thanks
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there not a point in upgrading unless you wont to fork over a larger sum
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Old 08-07-2007, 10:11 PM   #3
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Your going to have to spend some money for an improvement over your current card. For example, something like the Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi XtremeGamer 7.1 for $90.99.
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there not a point in upgrading unless you wont to fork over a larger sum
Ahh.. I see, I was afraid of that, well I guess I'll have to put off the purchase for now =/

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Your going to have to spend some money for an improvement over your current card. For example, something like the Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi XtremeGamer 7.1 for $90.99.
Thanks for the suggestion , I'll work my way to the 90 dollar price point.
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make sure you have good speakers first. if the crisp sound comes out of crappy speakers that ruins the point of a new sound card
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Old 08-07-2007, 11:13 PM   #6
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Yeah, I decided I might need to upgrade my video card because I just ordered a set of Logitech X-540s, certainly not the best, but for 35 dollars, I just couldn't resist. I'm using Logitech Z-3s right now.
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creative x-fi extreme gamer is crap. Don't get it. If you're really into it, get a Creative X-fi fatality card. Or the Auzentech X-fi Prelude card.
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