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Woo!! DS is coming in tomorrow!

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Ordered a Xonar DS and its coming in tomorrow. I'm expecting great things out of this card! Its my very first time experimenting with sound cards.
    
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Congrats! I just got a DX yesterday after returning an X-fi Titanium. I hear DX and DS sound very similar, and I absolutely love the build quality and sound this thing's got. I'm sure you won't be disappointed, especially coming from onboard. Enjoy!
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When I looked at the title, I thought you meant a Nintendo DS. Anyways, congratz.
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I thought it was a great card for the price, especially so after the ASUS rebate.
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Oh yeah...don't load the drivers on the CD. Go to the Asus site or get one of the unified drivers floating around here.
Might save you an OS reinstall...LoL
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Received my Xonar DS today and conducted few subjective hearing tests against the almighty STX. In conclusion, I hear very very minor difference. It's more like a signature of a sound then an actual quality difference. Maybe I need to own pair of $1.5k headphones and just maybe I'll notice the audible difference between the two cards? lol... Unfortunately, I was bought and fooled by the stats of the STX.
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