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Old 07-13-2005, 07:44 AM   #101 (permalink)
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the Ectiva 5.1 sound cards are horrible. tried playing cs with one, and the sound was really bad. the sound lagged, and sort of echoed.
I got my Audigy LS, and sound is much better.
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nowadays the onboard sound that comes with motherboards is sometimes better than alot of the cards available to you. If you have a new board, try the onboard sound, you could very well be quite please with the results.
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Any computer from Sony. They make all their ******* parts in some foreign country so you can't go out and buy the parts, you gotta spend 3x more money to buy the one that works on your computer.
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anything from rosewill is pretty much crap, especially their cheap cases.
I disagree. They make good and stable power supplys that are cheap and great cases. I have the rosewill tu-155 case and it is awesome. It is great quaility and the psu is rock sollid.
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I disagree. They make good and stable power supplys that are cheap and great cases. I have the rosewill tu-155 case and it is awesome. It is great quaility and the psu is rock sollid.

Do you work for Rosewell?
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They must, Rosewill is horrible. My friends brother got a Rosewill. Almost as soon as he plugged it into his new 6600GT (by eVGA) it fried. Somehow managed to not harm anything in the computer other than the PSU. How odd. I have to give them that, when they fry they only fry the PSU. Good work on sucking, Rosewill.
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Any computer from Sony. They make all their ******* parts in some foreign country so you can't go out and buy the parts, you gotta spend 3x more money to buy the one that works on your computer.
I have to agree with this one. My dad bought a brand new vaio when they first came out. It was still under warranty... except for the lcd display... They made him pay $50 - shipping there and back - up front. Then they told him that it would be like $300 to replace the display. Needless to say, he dumped them and returned to Toshiba.
I don't know about quality, but there policies are terrible.. I avoid Sony altogether.
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is'nt Lite-On made bysome big company like pioneer or sony or one of those, the only drives i have had are Lite-On's and i don't see a problem with them. I've had no issues at all with them and i haven't even upgraded the firmware.

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Nope, they make their own junk.

http://www.liteon.com/about/getStrat....do?xml_id=1_4

I have a super fast and super cheap Lite-on CD burner that I haven't had any problems with yet. But, its only about a year old.
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That means no playstations or PSP or PS3 for you :-p lol
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is'nt Lite-On made bysome big company like pioneer or sony or one of those, the only drives i have had are Lite-On's and i don't see a problem with them. I've had no issues at all with them and i haven't even upgraded the firmware.

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Smiles is right, and you have it backwards. Alot of times, big companies like Pioneer and Sony take those Lite-On's and prepackage them into their own boxes and sell them as a mark up. Lite-on dosent care, the more people that buy Sony, will inherently be buying Lite-On. That is probably the best they can hope for.
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