View Full Version : Sound Blaster Extigy (Discussion)

03-18-2002, 05:14 AM
Discussion on the Sound Blaster Extigy review.

03-18-2002, 11:12 AM
Good one Tweak. :thumb:
So when can I win it? :?:
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03-18-2002, 11:36 AM
Good one Tweak. :thumb:
So when can I win it? :?:

LOL - I paid for this one myself, I'll be keeping it. :)

03-18-2002, 01:48 PM
Oh... :(
So ya SB live is up for grabs then? :)
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03-18-2002, 02:30 PM
nice review, i want it now.....
how much was it?

03-18-2002, 02:46 PM
I paid $320 AU - Good deal, the RRP is $399 AU.

03-18-2002, 02:56 PM
My Audigy should do me fine for a while :)

03-18-2002, 07:55 PM
I must say, it looks like a very nice product.. But here's the big question: What would you recommend? The Extigy or the Audigy? Internal vs External... Firewire vs not.... sweet looking on the outside vs a PCI card.... that's the question on everyone's lips.. (well, mine.. that's enough.. :) )

03-18-2002, 08:38 PM
I'll take the Extigy! :)

03-18-2002, 10:40 PM
Mr. Tweak,

Are there any issues regarding CPU utilization since the thing is USB? I got one to test compatibility with and i noticed that on a p3/800 it utilizes the CPU a lot, but on a 1.2 ghz Athon or a 2 ghz p4 the CPU utilization drops considerably and the sound quality kicks up a notch.

Whats really cools is that you can use the thing as a Dolby AC-3 receiver without attaching it to a PC. They costs under $150[US] and are similar to a $250+ Dolby decoder in performance.