July 8, 2010

OS suggestion for an X-Fi owner

Hello peeps,

As the subject reads, I am an owner of an X-Fi Extreme Gamer soundcard but am so eagerly waiting to make a full switch to a Linux distro. I have this particular card for the incredible options that come with it. Such as:

- user interface
- EAX Effects
- CMSS-3D
- X-Fi Crystalizer
- terrifc gaming support
- midi support for music productions

In the past, not alot of distro's have fully suported the X-Fi cards, and as I search the forums, it seems that alot of users are still having problems with this card. I'm hoping to still create my own music productions, game in a windows environment through Wine, watch movies/dvd's and also do the necessary internet browsing! Not asking for much huh? Only thing holding me back is a Linux OS that fully supports the incredible options that comes with the X-Fi.

Does anyone have any 64-bit Linux OS suggestions for a musicmaker/gamer that doesn't require installing 3rd party drivers for sound?

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