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Soundblaster 5.1 Platinum

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Miknow

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Mar 23, 2001
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Suwanee, GA
Ok I just bought a Soundblaster 5.1 x-gamer because My soundcard died and I only had around $100 at that time. I could still return the X-gamer and get the Platinum 5.1. But for the extra $100 is it worth it. I like the line drive and everything but spend $200 on a soundcard
 

DennisC

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Jan 12, 2001
If you have really high-end speakers and work with audio (composing, mixing, etc...), then yes. If you have average to good speakers and are primarily into gaming and listening to MP3's, then no.
 

Kenshin

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Dec 29, 2000
I got a Platinum, I never got any regrets that I bought the Platinum. I'm just kinda bumbed out that it doesn't work properly in Win2k Advance Server.
 

Fro

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Mar 14, 2001
why bother with the live platinum? get the hercules game theater xp, more conenctors, more api's supported, you can get 'em for 130-150