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Hey - I plan on picking up my first sound card and have decided to go with the Asus Xonar series. I am not sure which card would be right for me. I would like to DX obviously - but the DS sounds a lot better price wise. I have a pair of 2.1 speakers and I am in the process of getting a pair of Audio Technica A700's.

I game about as much as I listen to music so - would the DS be good enough - or should I spend a little more and get the DX?
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Doesn't matter how much you spend, just buy it from a place where you can return it easily and keep the box neat.
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you can have it this way: DG or DX

1-the DG is cheap and has a bulit-in headphone amp BUT its PCI and only 5.1 (you are using stereo so not that big dead )

2-the DX (PCIe) really great card considered the best bargain in the sound card market (price/performance) although some people complain about bad performance in BF BC2

the DS is stuck between the 2 card above so it`s kinda pointless even if its a little cheap

so its all about the budget you got
    
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