Summary: The Creative X-Fi Titanium HD Is the new high-end sound card from creative,and has an impressive spec sheet like 122db in 24bit\96khz playback and using a high-grade components like Texas Instruments DAC,also it comes with a 16mb x-ram for hardware accleration in games(useless).
Pros: Very Clear & Detailed Sound,Replaceable OMP's,High Grade Components ike TI DAC,Great In Games,Great In Music,Solid Card.
Cons: Crystalizer is just a gimmick,Bass Could Use More Punch.
Summary: A bit expensive for a sound card, but its the best thing you can buy for a audiophile / gamer.
Even if you just listened to music i dont see how you can go wrong with this card.
While many people may complain about switching modes cut off the sound, i just leave it in audio creation mode and im...
Pros: Sounds great, looks great, and lots of games support it., dedicated headphone jack
Summary: It did what it supposed to do....and some...
I mainly use headphone, speaker I just use my onboard and use windows settings to switch from the TIHD to onboard realtek 889 codec.
Burr-Brown DAC plus the National amplifiers, awesome!! Shines every headphone I plug it into....
Pros: Great Piece of Kit if you happen to use your computer to fulfill your audio cravings
Summary: After my E-MU 0404 USB that serve my workstation @ China dying (I'm using E-MU 1820m back in Singapore), I was thinking of buying another E-MU products. But when I try to look around, the choices is slim at China and the price is high.
Pros: A Good All Rounder - Music, Gaming, Movie...
Summary: Ingame shotgun sound from behind actually freaked me out first time I heard it and had to check my back!
If you want a sound card, then go high-end or not at all. The motherboard inbuilt ones can do sometimes better than cheap soundcards.
Pros: Crystal clear sound, hear things you couldn't even notice before in your music and games
Cons: Few connection ports (4 digital optical and then just 2x 3.5mm jacks for headphones)