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Creative Sound Blaster Recon3D
« on: April 21, 2012, 04:05:54 PM »
I'm looking for a new sound card for gaming...tired of the onboard sound. Has anybody tried the new Creative Sound Blaster Recon3D?
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Re: Creative Sound Blaster Recon3D
« Reply #1 on: April 22, 2012, 11:56:56 AM »
I'm still using my Audigy X-Fi Fatal1ty, I think I'm going on 7 years with the same sound card now.....

While the Creative Sound Blaster lineup might have wonky drivers sometimes, its pretty tough to knock them too bad when the last 2 cards I've bought from them are still running strong (10 years or so for my Audigy 2, and 7 years for my X-Fi Fatal1ty)

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Re: Creative Sound Blaster Recon3D
« Reply #2 on: April 27, 2012, 05:40:52 PM »
I have a X-Fi Fatal1ty with the 5 -1/4" drive bay and remote control I'll sell ya.
It's the older PCI slot type card which is notorious for sounding like rice crispies (crap drivers), especially in an SLI or high bus traffic application.  Horrible.
I permanently solved the problem by upgrading to an ASUS Xonar DX 7.1 and never looked back.  Sounds better IMO.  Decent price too.