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Diamond Multimedia Presents the Xtreme Sound 7.1 PCIe Sound Card

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Diamond Multimedia has introduced the newest addition to their sound card collection, the Diamond Xtreme Sound 7.1 PCI-e Low Profile 24 Bit Record and Playback Internal Sound Card, model name: XS71HD. The high performance HD sound card improve Your Sound Experience for Gaming, Movies, Music and more in true 7.1 channel surround sound.

The Xtreme Sound 7.1 HD sound card provides theater quality sound, all in true 7.1 channel surround sound and support for 24bit 192KHz/96KHz/48KHz/44.1KHz playback and 24bit 192KHz/96KHz/48KHz/44.1KHz recording, anti-Pop protection circuitry, special effects including concert hall and more. The Xtreme Sound 7.1 HD sound card also includes a digital optical output, which provides a multichannel, pure digital, distortion-free signal that can be connected via a single optical digital cable, therefore eliminating multiple cable connections and guaranteeing high fidelity audio for your home theater experience.





The Xtreme Sound 7.1 HD sound card is compatible with Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows XP. The sound card is able to outfit many audio inputs/outputs including: 7.1 channel output, 4 sets of 3.5mm stereo outputs for front R/L, rear R/L, side R/L and center/subwoofer, 3.5mm stereo connectors for line-in, two RCA connectors for coaxial input and output, two optical connectors for SPDIF input and output, as well as HD audio link for front audio.

Pricing and Availability
The Diamond Xtreme Sound 7.1 PCI-e Low Profile 24 Bit Record and Playback Internal Sound Card is now available at the Diamond Multimedia Online Store, at authorized resellers including Amazon, Fry's Electronics, NCIX, Newegg, Tiger Direct, Futureshops and Best Buy Canada. The device retails at $59.99.

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Thats the same Diamond from Voodoo times?

I am downloading driver to find out in the ini file what really it is...

Drivers show C-Media... quite bleak I would like to say... it even doesn't perform better that integrated audio... where is the catch?

C-Media CMI8838 is the google guess...
 
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Thats the same Diamond from Voodoo times?

I am downloading driver to find out in the ini file what really it is...

Drivers show C-Media... quite bleak I would like to say... it even doesn't perform better that integrated audio... where is the catch?

C-Media CMI8838 is the google guess...
Almost all Cmedia based cards outperform on-board. Not so much because of what audio chipset is used, but because the cards have much better audio circuitry and DA/AD converters than on-board solutions, with only a handful of exceptions going either way.
 

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Thats the same Diamond from Voodoo times?

I am downloading driver to find out in the ini file what really it is...

Drivers show C-Media... quite bleak I would like to say... it even doesn't perform better that integrated audio... where is the catch?

C-Media CMI8838 is the google guess...
No that's not the same Diamond that made the voodoo ... they purchased the name
 
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Eh, got my Audigy SE for $20 at Wal-Mart a handful of years back. What can this one do that mine can't?
 

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