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  1. Dude, you should have got the new SB Audigy...

    Dude, you should have got the new SB Audigy Platinum eX. It has a cool break out box and supports IEEE 1394 (firewire). And of course it has a new sound processor. It looks really nice but I haven't...
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    I have a Live!Value, Live!MP3+ (same as X-gamer...

    I have a Live!Value, Live!MP3+ (same as X-gamer but bundled with MP3+ software instead of games) and a MX400. The BIG difference between the Value and the newer Live! cards (X-Gamer, MP3+, Platinum)...
  3. Thread: X-Gamer

    by LaoChe
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    The X-Gamer, MP3+, and the Platinum all have a...

    The X-Gamer, MP3+, and the Platinum all have a digital out. VERY important if you are looking to buy a 5.1 speaker setup. If not, still get it if you don't already have a Live! card, it is only a...
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    Actually you won't be able to tell the difference...

    Actually you won't be able to tell the difference in sound between a SB Live!Value, Live!, Live!MP3+, X-GAMER or the Platinum. The only way you MIGHT be able to tell the difference in sound between...
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    The Live! Value will NOT work with the Live!...

    The Live! Value will NOT work with the Live! Drive! The Live!Drive is a REALLY cool option especially if you have headphones and a speaker set up. http://discussions.hardwarecentral.com/wink.gif...
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    This is what I would do and what I'm GOING to do....

    This is what I would do and what I'm GOING to do. I have the Live! MP3+ card and I'm going to order the Live! Drive II from Creative's site. I just think the Live! Drive II looks cooler. ...
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    Get the newest version of Live!Ware 3.0 because...

    Get the newest version of Live!Ware 3.0 because the old verion of 3.0 required you to uninstall stuff manually to get it working right. The newer version just uninstalls the stuff it needs...
  8. Thread: MX400

    by LaoChe
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    Just got one LawnDawg. I haven't installed it yet...

    Just got one LawnDawg. I haven't installed it yet but it is on par with the SB Live! but without the SB 16 Emulation! That damn thing causes so many problems that should just be an extra opition if...
  9. Have you tried to swap out your sound card?

    Have you tried to swap out your sound card?
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    What about $53 speakers. Check out the Altec...

    What about $53 speakers. Check out the Altec Lansing speakers at http://www.buy.com/comp/product.asp?SKU=10222129 . These speakers are just great! If you had crappy speakers before, these will blow...
  11. Thread: good speakers

    by LaoChe
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    I have the same problem Baloneyflaps except I am...

    I have the same problem Baloneyflaps except I am the one on the first floor. The guy over me plays his electric guitar at odd hours of the day. I'm looking to get the ProMedia speakers to F#?% up his...
  12. Thread: good speakers

    by LaoChe
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    All I have to say about speaker systems with...

    All I have to say about speaker systems with plastic subwoofers is, "stay away from them, if you want good low frequencies." Always go with a wooden subwoofer. Plastic subs tend to rattle and distort...
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    No prob man. ...

    No prob man. http://discussions.hardwarecentral.com/smile.gif
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    AC-3 and DTS are different formats but very...

    AC-3 and DTS are different formats but very similar. They are both 5.1 set ups, with just little differences. They are so similar I doubt anyone can tell the difference between either one of them by...
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    All you need to know to make a decision on what...

    All you need to know to make a decision on what speakers to buy, is how well they sound. And THX certification is that guarantee! No need for reviews because Lucas Films already gave their seal of...
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    You want the BEST, then look no further than...

    You want the BEST, then look no further than Promedia's v.2-400 speakers. The 400 stands for 400 WATTS! These are the first and only THX certified mulimedia speakers made. And if you want bass then...
  17. Thread: good speakers

    by LaoChe
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    The Altec Lansing 45.2 speakers are really nice...

    The Altec Lansing 45.2 speakers are really nice and all for $53 at http://www.buy.com/comp/product.asp?SKU=10222129 . The 45.2 are 2 satelite speakers and a subwoofer. If you are looking for just a...
  18. I doubt you will be able to tell the difference...

    I doubt you will be able to tell the difference between the SB AWE64 and the SB Live! if you are just using two speakers. I would go for the cheapest of the three.
  19. Thread: Souncard Advice

    by LaoChe
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    Depends on what speaker set up you want or have....

    Depends on what speaker set up you want or have. If you just have a 2,3(L,R,sub)or even 5(LF,RF,RL,RR,sub)speaker set up, then go with the SB Live!Value. If you want a 5.1(FL,center,FR,RL,RR, sub)...
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    Hey hornedimp, The difference between Live!Value...

    Hey hornedimp, The difference between Live!Value and Live! is Value has 4 speaker support, Live! has 5.1 speaker support. The Platinum I doubt will give you better sound than the Live! version. And...
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    Ckkim, if you only use two speakers or in your...

    Ckkim, if you only use two speakers or in your case a headset, I doubt you'll be able to tell the difference. I went from a SB AWE64 to a SB Live!Value and i can't tell the difference. However, I'll...
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    That is like comparing a Surround Sound receiver...

    That is like comparing a Surround Sound receiver to a DolbyDigital(AC-3)receiver. For AC-3 you would need a new receiver, in the computer world you would need a new sound card (ie. SB Live!)and an...
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    You can't convert the Live!Value to Live! because...

    You can't convert the Live!Value to Live! because Live!Value is a max 4 speaker set up, Live! is a max 5.1 speaker set up. Live! has an extra jack in the back of the card to support the extra...
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    I would go with the SB Live!Value or SB Live! SB...

    I would go with the SB Live!Value or SB Live! SB Live!Value supports 4 speakers, Live! supports 5.1 speakers. Depends on what you want. As for me I have a SB Live!Value, but I'm going to get the...
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    I haven't heard of anything coming out as far as...

    I haven't heard of anything coming out as far as sound cards. I don't know how they can improve the SB Live!, it is AC-3 ready and there is nothing better than AC-3. There might be another card that...
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