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Beware of Onboard Sound Blaster X-Fi

Posted on Thursday, June 03 2010 @ 09:55:22 CEST by


It looks like consumers aren't being treated fairly once again. It has come to our attention that a few popular vendors are now offering motherboards with a built-in X-Fi advertised as part of the features. Now you would expect to see an X-Fi audio chip on those motherboards - well, this is not the case. What you are going to get is a regular onboard audio chip (VIA, Realtek) with additional limited Sound Blaster X-Fi software.

More details at NGOHQ.



 






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Re: Beware of Onboard Sound Blaster X-Fi
by Anonymous on Thursday, June 03 2010 @ 13:25:41 CEST
Moreover if you have to, for any reason, recover your hardrive, the software disables itself and Creative customer service will only sell you a new license. Even if you have your original purchase license paper (scannable and emailable) right in front of you.

It's a sham. Doesn't sound any more impressive under Win 7 than any other sound. It's a waste of money.



 

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