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Old 11-28-2005, 11:48 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Which is better or worse:

SoundBlaster Audigy 4
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SoundBlaster X-Fi

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Old 11-29-2005, 12:01 AM   #2 (permalink)
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There's a couple sound card threads just below yours that mention these ~_~


General consensus seems to be in faver of the x-fi in terms of quality-per-dollar
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Old 11-29-2005, 12:17 AM   #3 (permalink)
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x-fi is better...i think ??
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I believe the X-FI is their flagship card?... Which would lead me to believe it's pretty good.
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x-fi has better decoding, its a newer card, and has a newer chip on it. It has more transistors than any of its preceeding audigy cards.
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It has more transistors than any of its preceeding audigy cards.
Which means what?
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Which means what?
its better
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A flagship card is the newest generation, with new hardware and features. Usualy the card the company will advertise.

The X-Fi is Sound Blaster's newest and best card, for sound processing. I believe it is the best sound for value. If you cant afford it then I would suggest looking back to audigy 4 or audigy 2zs. But if you can afford it, it is a great buy for sound quality.
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