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Asus Xonar DS - GX2.5 Audio Engine - 7.1 Audo Channel ----any good for $50

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Doing some upgrades from now into the winter, the order really depends on bulldozer

If I get a 5.1 system, it will be cheap-like under $80, for games and movies

Just to get a rough idea, whats this $50 card like

Asus Xonar DS - GX2.5 Audio Engine - 7.1 Audo Channel

http://www.xpresscanada.com/index.php/main/Product/SCAS000055
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forget the DS unless if you are into OP-AMP swapping

IMO the Xonar DX is better and its less than 80$
    
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As he wants a PCI card he can very well buy a used X-Fi Xtreme Music for less money ,a card that does up-mixing from 2 channels properly.Gaming it s purely superior to the Xonar.

By the way the GX bla bla never worked for me.In UT 2004 the EAX is purely laughable compared to an Audigy or even a ALC 650 Sensaura 3D based smile.gif
And it crashes the games all the time smile.gif
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