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Yea you might be right. Any other alternatives besides those 2? And does the DG have optical out but the DS dosen't?

Also what is EAX?
    
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EAX is basically special effects for gaming I dunno if it is now software with Vista / 7 but used to be huge for games on XP with the old Creative SB Live / Audigy Series.
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Do all games support it? and are there any options besides the DG and DS?
    
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EAX was supported in hardware acceleration in Windows 95, 98, ME, and XP. It was supported in Vista and Windows 7 through OpenAL. There has not been a new game with OpenAL or EAX support in two years. Unless you play a lot of older games you will have no use for it.
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