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Darthtanion
03-18-2002, 04:14 AM
Discussion on the Sound Blaster Extigy review.

Wiggo
03-18-2002, 10:12 AM
Good one Tweak. :thumb:
So when can I win it? :?:
:beer: :beer: :beer:

Mr.Tweak
03-18-2002, 10:36 AM
Good one Tweak. :thumb:
So when can I win it? :?:

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

Wiggo
03-18-2002, 12:48 PM
Oh... :(
So ya SB live is up for grabs then? :)
:beer: :beer: :beer:

Andy
03-18-2002, 01:30 PM
nice review, i want it now.....
how much was it?

Mr.Tweak
03-18-2002, 01:46 PM
I paid $320 AU - Good deal, the RRP is $399 AU.

Acid
03-18-2002, 01:56 PM
My Audigy should do me fine for a while :)

Beefy
03-18-2002, 06:55 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.. :) )

Mr.Tweak
03-18-2002, 07:38 PM
I'll take the Extigy! :)

DigitalDD
03-18-2002, 09:40 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.