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    Default Suggest me a sound card.

    Its been a while I since I bought a new set of speakers(Microloab SOLO 7c). Planning to buy a sound card now. I was fixated on the x-fi titanium for a while but now I'm looking for other alternatives . The reason is I will probably get one from abroad.

    >Initial budget is $80 but I can extend it upto $100.

    >I'l probably buy a good HP for gaming later on so you should keep that in mind.

    >You do not need to worry about availability in BD, I'l get it from abroad.

    >My mobo is gigabyte Gigabyte b75-D3H, rev-1.0 and I got a pair of SOLO 7c as I stated above.

    Tagging some members (hoping they do not mind), @eXsTatik , @avas911, @Dee , @error , @dipanzan , @aayman , @OoAIDoO and @zOanz .

    Thanks.
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    The Titanium HD can be an option. ~$110.

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    ^ yes! Titanium HD is a great SC for Headphone and Stero Speakers (may support 5.1 through optical out but not support 7.1, have great SNR). ASUS Xonar may also a good alternative.

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    Titanium HD; eyes closed.
    it was around $200, but now it is only $110 @amazon (though $180 @newegg)
    make haste before they increase the price

    on another note, essence stx is never an option for you firstly because it is out of your budget and secondly you are not going to get any high impedance HP

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    Quote Originally Posted by error View Post
    The Titanium HD can be an option. ~$110.
    What about the latest Sound Blaster Z ?

    Quote Originally Posted by avas911 View Post
    What about some Ausu xonars
    Can you please specify which one?

    Quote Originally Posted by OoAIDoO View Post
    Titanium HD; eyes closed.
    it was around $200, but now it is only $110 @amazon (though $180 @newegg)
    make haste before they increase the price

    on another note, essence stx is never an option for you firstly because it is out of your budget and secondly you are not going to get any high impedance HP
    Essence stx is indeed out of my budget. On another thought all I need is, to use my speakers' and a HP's(withing $70-80 range) full potential. Which card should I get at the very least? It won't be bad for me to save some bucks and use that in a good HP Any thoughts on Sound Blaster Z vs Titanium HD? I don't mind getting the Titanium HD, sounds like a good deal to me.
    Last edited by Ork7O; February 11th, 2013 at 04:15.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rk7 View Post
    What about the latest Sound Blaster Z ?
    Not good, mostly show and no go iirc.

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    Get the HD !!!

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    Ok guys, I'l look into the titanium HD. Probably order tomorrow. But can anybody please tell me how much performance difference I'l notice on the output of my speakers with x-fi titanium/titanium HD?

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