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post #11 of 17
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The best thing to do is to check it out for yourself. Hopefully you've got a place with a nice return policy nearby where you can find a DG.

nope.. Im pretty much limited to Newegg =\
I could try a Audigy SE from staples, but I'd pay too much for it and it looks like its terrible biggrin.gif

Edit: Actually I have no idea.. is the audigy se any good?
Edited by Hobybobag - 6/15/11 at 11:46pm
post #12 of 17
Jr.com should have a sell on it as it takes paypal if that the reason why you must buy from newegg.
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What about something in the 30-50$ range?
I'd be willing to spend a little more if it would make a bigger difference
post #14 of 17
It would only make a difference if you had gear that would benefit from it. So decent headphones or a nice stereo setup. If not then just stick with the cheaper version smile.gif
    
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Plus, if you want bigger differences you should buy headphones/speakers instead.
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post #16 of 17
Xonar DG is your best bet sound card wise in that $20-$30 price range, if you want a sound card in the $30-$50 price range, might as well pick your self up a set of these first
[ame="http://www.amazon.com/JVC-HARX700-High-Grade-Full-Size-Headphone/dp/B0013OWPV4/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1308209681&sr=8-1"]JVC HARX-700 Headphones[/ame]
If you wanna use these for gaming, get the Zalman clip on mic for communication as well, then budget later on for the Xonar DG. Great combination thumb.gif
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post #17 of 17
as many people said , for that budget nothing can beat the DG
Talking about it vs the 889 , i had this card for couple of days and i really noticed some diffrence espically using headphones

I dont know if you try to find used DX , that will give you big diffrence
    
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