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Old 11-11-2005, 04:43 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I just purchased from NewEgg, I would love to hear your thoughs about it. I Paid $93.00 for it the retail version. Which I didn't think was horrible. So far I've heard great things.

Creative Sound Blaster Audigy2 ZS 70SB035000000 8 (7.1) Channels PCI Interface Sound Card - Retail
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I do. But I'm upgrading to an X-fi Fatal1ty FPS on sunday. A friend is giving me a wicked deal on it that I can't pass up.
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Old 11-11-2005, 05:09 PM   #3 (permalink)
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i have the ZS2, i havent used it much though since its for my new computer and my new computer has two more parts on the way. i used it in my compaq and it sounded nice so yeah its good.
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The Audigy line was pretty good IMO.
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K thnx, guys. I'm looking forward to it.
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dude cancel the order for the audigy 2 asap and get an x-fi xtrememusic instead. its so much better and only a little more expensive.
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Yeah at $120 I think the X-Fi Xtreme Music is definetly the better value. Too bad you can't use EAX 5.0 with it.....
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Yes you can.
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Old 11-11-2005, 09:57 PM   #9 (permalink)
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My order was already shipped, but I will upgrade eventually to bigger and better. I just needed something better than what I had now... LoL!!!

a THUNDER SOUND 5.1 card. which was about 4.99$ from tigerdirect.com lol !!! so this will definetly be a big enough stop for me
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Oh yeah my mistake, it's not EAX 5.0 that the xtrememusic can't handle its 64-128 bit sounds like in BF2's Ultra-High sound quality setting. There is a thread on creatives forums that talks about this and apperantly using 64-128bit sound with the xtrememusic will cause a massive performance hit lowering you to like 10fps. The Fatal1ty card can handle it though due to the onboard 'X-RAM'.
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