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HELP! External USB Soundcard with Dolby Digital

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Hello, I'm looking for a good external USB soundcard with dolby digital and a TOSLink port/Optical Cable port.

I need one because my laptop doesn't have dolby digital and I need it so I can get the full 7.1 surround sound of my astro A40s.

Can any suggest a good one?
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http://www.asus.com/Multimedia/Audio_Cards/Xonar_U3/


Sadly it's not out yet.
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When will it be out?
Also do you have any other suggestions? Thanks
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Also is this a good sound card?
[ame="http://www.amazon.com/Creative-Soundblaster-Surround-System-SB1095/dp/B0044DEDCA/ref=sr_1_1?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1307395024&sr=1-1"]Amazon.com: Creative Soundblaster X-Fi Surround 5.1 Pro USB Audio System with THX SB1095: Electronics[/ame]

I asked on the Astros forum and they said that the Creative sound cards are not good/have many problems.
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Also what about the Musiland Lilo Enjoy?

From DinoDirect, http://www.dinodirect.com/musiland-sound-card-external-usb-lilo-v-enjoy.html

Someone on the Astro forums suggested it.
Also I'm not sure about buying from DinoDirect because of the really bad feedbacks
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Spooony;13778295 
Here you go
http://us.store.creative.com/Sound-Blaster-XFi-Surround-5.1/M/B0017QQQAE.htm

Will it work with the astro A40s with mixamp fine?
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Hi is there another forum that specialized mainly on sound cards?
I don't think I'm getting good responses.
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