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post #11 of 15
DX still a better card than the DG in all respects except headphone amp, but the DG headphone amp is really worthless. It's craziness to expect any decent amp form a <$30 bundle. I'd go with a DX/D1. Same card but ones pcie while ones pci. You can find them on ebay for <$50. Got mines for $40 flat.

http://snaggstuff.com/xonar-dx-pb-r.html
Edited by Wararchon - 8/5/11 at 2:45pm
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post #12 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by Yoshimanitsu View Post
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16829132020
so thats good then?

EDIT: and for the record I'm not spending 200 dollars on a sound card for a 2.1 system. Budget under $50.
While I do understand your budget, the Titanium HD and the ASUS cards that are in the $200 range aren't expensive because of how many channels they support.
They are expensive because of the great sound they provide, usually in 2 channels.
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post #13 of 15
Both the Titanium HD and Asus Xonar Essence ST/STX cards are stereo cards. They do 5.1/7.1 over optical but that probably isn't something the OP wants.

Logitechs don't deserve high end audio cards, IMO.
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Xonar DX/D1
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Amazon has the Xfi refurb for $49 :-) I just got one myself, the card looks brand new..

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