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This external sound card works great for watching DVDs, listening to tunes, or recording audio on your computer.
Creative's new Sound Blaster X-Fi cards impress with their audio quality and feature sets, but they don't come cheap.
Creative Labs Sound Blaster Audigy Platinum
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Creative's new X-Fi processor makes the X-Fi Elite Pro the most advanced and priciest Sound Blaster ever.
The LG LAB540W SoundPlate is a very good performer and offers Blu-ray and Smart TV convenience in an impossibly thin yet sturdy audio package.
Bose says Beats' Studio and Studio Wireless headphones, soon to be owned by Apple, copy five of its patents.
The $200 SRS-X5 delivers excellent sound in a relatively small package and competes directly with the top-selling Bose SoundLink Mini.
The Onkyo LS-T10 sound stand feels well-built and sounds good with movies, but its lousy music performance makes it tough to recommend.
If you don't mind sacrificing a few convenient features for truly portable design, Creative's Sound Blaster Audigy 2 ZS Notebook turns your laptop into a bona fide sound system.
If you favor performance over convenience and good looks, the natural and musical Klipsch SB 120 speaker stand is a decent buy.