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Xonar DG vs Xonar DS

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The Xonar DG is $28, the Xonar DS is $50. Any significant difference between the two? Looking to get my first sound card to pair with my Sony MDR-XB300 headphones. (I'll probably get better ones later if I like the sound card)
Edited by TMallory - 7/26/11 at 5:44am
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go for the DG
the DS is only 7.1 and has swappable OP-AMP

and yeah for those prices the DS is pointless

so get the DG or go step ahead to the Xonar DX
and the DG has a built-in headphone AMP , so it will be good for your headphones
    
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I brought my DG because I'm use headphone 90% of the time.
First time buying a dedicated sound card with very limited $$$
And I wanna try the headphone amp & dolby headphone.
it's worth every penny
So It depends on your needs
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