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Title says pretty much everything. I already have an Asus Xonar DG and it works great for what I want but I just won a Creative Sound Blaster Audigy. Which is the better card?
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Don't bother. Only upgrade if you're going for an X-FI Titanium or higher.
    
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Originally Posted by Am*;13926813 
Don't bother. Only upgrade if you're going for an X-FI Titanium or higher.

I got it for free. Meaning i'm going to have two and want to know which one will sound better.
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Originally Posted by VW_TDI_02;13926822 
I got it for free. Meaning i'm going to have two and want to know which one will sound better.

What do you use, headphones or speakers? And which ones?

Actually forget that, the DG is better than the Audigy for either. Stick with your Xonar DG.
    
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post #5 of 6
as above the DG is better
Even if you end up using the Danial K modded drivers you will get 90% Xtreme audio , even the Xtreme audio the DG is better
Also the headphone amp really worth it IMO
    
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Originally Posted by Crag;13926906 
as above the DG is better
Even if you end up using the Danial K modded drivers you will get 90% Xtreme audio , even the Xtreme audio the DG is better
Also the headphone amp really worth it IMO

Yes ,Audigy should sound crappier.Software wise Audigy may have a plus.The control panel stuff really works smile.gif (CMSS ,LFE work)
   
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