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oooo that looks pretty awesome.

With this I can connect my PC / PS3 into one box while using high end headphone without the mess?
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\/[EGADET]-[;14343111']Ya I don't get it either. The market really has an opening right now and I'm surprised no one has decided to fill it. The Asus drivers work fine but the gui could use some lovin thats for sure. I would be happy with just an option to set a default for gaming mode / music mode and a hotkey to quick swap. Askin a lot I'm sure : P

Oh I know, but they also don't update that often; nor really listen to what people want/need.
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Creative did fill the gap?
http://us.store.creative.com/Creative-Sound-Blaster-XFi-HD-Sound/M/B004275EO4.htm

Creative has unstable and buggy drivers while Asus has a rather dysfunctional UI that doesn't work right most of the time and lacks in some serious features.
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Originally Posted by Bizong;14343190 
Isn't that basically a DAC with the amp included?

Yeah, more or less.
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