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    Creative Xmod or X-fi music card?

    Currently have a audigy 2 platinum ex. Now thinking about updating it and getting one of the x-fi range. Liked the things I've heard about it and listen to music a lot so want to get the best out of it.

    According to what I've read, both the actual card and the xmod have the same chipset and the xmod would allow me to run from my existing soundcard, to the xmod and then to the speakers and "improve" the sound.

    Both have been given very good reviews.

    Just need some advice.
    I do know everything, just not all at once. It's a virtual memory problem.

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    go for the proper card you wont get a lot of the benefits from the xmod, not to mention the xtrememusic is very cheap now.

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    Was also thinking of using it for my mp3 player which is why I thought of the xmod(and also so I don't have to go round the back of my pc everytime I use my headphones.
    I do know everything, just not all at once. It's a virtual memory problem.

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