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I have a pair of those headphones with me, I recently sold my rig along with my old soundcard ( Mind you it was a pretty crappy one). Now i am building a new rig and i would probably need a sound card along with it, budget is around 150.
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An Asus Xonar DX/D1, Creative SB X-Fi Titanium HD, or a used/refurbished Asus Xonar ST/STX.
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I can find a new asus xonar stx for about 150 us, how does the st and stx compare though?
    
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I can find a new asus xonar stx for about 150 us, how does the st and stx compare though?
The ST is a newer card, and has a better clock circuit (equating in less digital jitter). Other than that, there's not much difference besides the obvious fact that the ST is a PCI card while the STX is a PCI-E card. In my opinion, the ST isn't worth the extra money.
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I would advise the STX myself especially for that price.

I'm not sure that you can or should pair up a specific pair of cans to a specific soundcard. The STX is one of the best and you'll love it.
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Wait i saw an st for about 10 dollars more is that better for the price then?
    
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Wait i saw an st for about 10 dollars more is that better for the price then?
If it's only $10 more, I say go for it.
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Well thank you =D
    
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