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Upped my budget a bit for next week, the Logitech X-540 5.1 kit for $60, and backed off the xonar DS

So now its more like this for $65
http://www.xpresscanada.com/index.php/main/Product/SCAU000066

or the xonar DX for $80

how close are they mainly for games, movies
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get the DX , it's lot better than the Auzen espically in movies
If you game alot get the X-Fi titanium , Auzen cards have very bad habit of dyung after somewhile
    
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Logitech X-540 aren't very good, sorry to tell you.

Get Audioengine A2s and a asus DG?
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I don't want to spend much, the logitech is $62, and it should be miles ahead of my old/dirty 2.0 speakers, I was looking at $36 edifer M1550 5.1, they are as cheap as it gets

I could afford a DX, but not with the speakers, I'd have to wait another 2 weeks, which is fine...but I don't want to go over $80 (thats the DX $$$)
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Go with the DG. It's affordable and outputs very good audio, not to mention it has a built in amp and dolby headphone.
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as said get the DG , and aviod the DS it's pointless and also the Xtreme gamer , it's not very good.
    
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wouldn't the asus DG be older/more limited than the DS or DX

I could afford the logitech and the Creative Sound Blaster X-FI TITANIUM Fatality PRO, but if I'm trying to keep the price, I'd say the DX would be plenty good for me, and save $35
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Mit Namso;13842260 
wouldn't the asus DG be older/more limited than the DS or DX

I could afford the logitech and the Creative Sound Blaster X-FI TITANIUM Fatality PRO, but if I'm trying to keep the price, I'd say the DX would be plenty good for me, and save $35

How could you afford the fatal1ty card and not able to afford the DX??????????
Any way the DG has one thing that maybe considerd old that's being PCI ,people having 2 GPUs in some MoBos they cover all the PCI slots, otherwise the DG is perfect and the extra headphone amp really does great job
About the DS , if you are into OP-AMP swapping then get it
    
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Originally Posted by Crag;13842286 
Any way the DG has one thing that maybe considerd old that's being PCI ,people having 2 GPUs in some MoBos they cover all the PCI slots, otherwise the DG is perfect and the extra headphone amp really does great job
About the DS , if you are into OP-AMP swapping then get it

I never thought about that, once I CF in Aug the PCIe 1x slot will be covered, and the PCIe 4x between the cards will be the only uncovered/un-used slot, and hot place to be, but an extra fan should help that


EDIT:6950 CF on this MB only leaves the 4x slot open, and very hot and bad for air flow, I'll have check what others say, and look up some USB sound card too

or 4x extenstion cable
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i dont know i think you can manage a PCIe card on the PCIe X4 slot............

frankly the 892 you got on-board is better than a USB card
    
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