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since its for gaming i recommend the Creative Titanium HD it`s way better than older X-Fi and it do has a built-in headphone amp

i`m, guessing here that you have choose ASUS because of what you might heard about Creative`s drivers but this is Changed in the Titanium HD

the DX/D1(not DG) are great all around cards but they perform better like all ASUS in music/movies , not that much in gaming comparing it with Creative`s

so again i advice going with the Titanium HD its almost in the same level as the STX and its like 20$ cheaper i think
    
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since its for gaming i recommend the Creative Titanium HD it`s way better than older X-Fi and it do has a built-in headphone amp

i`m, guessing here that you have choose ASUS because of what you might heard about Creative`s drivers but this is Changed in the Titanium HD

the DX/D1(not DG) are great all around cards but they perform better like all ASUS in music/movies , not that much in gaming comparing it with Creative`s

so again i advice going with the Titanium HD its almost in the same level as the STX and its like 20$ cheaper i think
Despite the Titan HD being able to power 330 ohm headphones, it does not have a dedicated amplifier circuit.
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STX has separate output for headphones and speakers. I love it as much as a human can possibly love a soundcard. Just a warning, i bought it for gaming "mostly" and i find myself hard to stop foobar to listen to a game...
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