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I think I'll stay a little cheaper than that, I am looking at getting some Klipsch ProMedia speaker but that's about it for awhile.
I have a set of ProMedia Ultra 5.1 with wall mounts and stands for sale....
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I have a set of ProMedia Ultra 5.1 with wall mounts and stands for sale....
i have to disagree with your sig. A fridge can cool a pc. Put the pc in there and you will see after a day or two it will feel cooler
post #23 of 41
I've been on integrated audio for so long, I would get a Xonar in a flash but I have other things to buy with my low income lol.
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Does it matter if I use onboard optical output or would a sound card make the sound quality any better? Considering only optical output. My logic says no but you never know. The setup being computer -> DAC -> speakers.
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What are your guys thoughts on the Dolby settings? I'm not sure how I feel about what they do to what I'm hearing. It seems very distorting to me, in a not so pleasant way.

How do you configure your DX/D1?

I'm at 2 channels/44.1KHz through ATH-M50 cans.
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Hoping to grab some of these soon, along with some M-Audio Studiophile AV40 monitors. Should redefine my life.
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Bah finished blowing out my speaker with this stupid card, blessing in disguise I guess, now I have an excuse to buy some real speakers

@Nicodemus, I just run with the defaults. disabled GX because it caused some games to crash and just use the gaming, music and movie selectors, also use that nice bass option in the music type menu to get some Deadmau5 level bass
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post #28 of 41
Last sound card I ever had was the old Sound Blaster Live cards. Still have some sitting in boxes, but this Asus Xonar DX looks interesting, and I have a open slot for one to drop into.
     
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Good card, great price I don't see any reason not to.
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post #30 of 41
Just going over sound card details. It's been years since I've seen what they have out now.
     
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