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I currently have the Xonar DS, but I'm looking for something a bit better. It doesn't quite meet my expectations. How much of an improvement is the DX over the DS?
    
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In what way did it not meet your expectations?
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post #3 of 13
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Originally Posted by RallyMaster View Post
In what way did it not meet your expectations?
I'd like an answer to this as well, was thinking of buying a DS for my buddy..

what speakers or headphones are you using? to OP.
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I would like a more clear and crisp sound. The DS is okay, but I would like one step higher. I am using the M-Audio AV40s.
    
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That's less your sound card and more your speakers. Sounds like you're a treble-head.
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spend money on better speakers...
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spend money on better speakers...
This^
Between the DS and the DX is not big improvment , people get the DS mainly because it has swappable OP-AMPs
Again it will be a lot better if you think about upgrading your speakers and then you can know if you need a new sound card
    
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Dang... That sucks. I wasn't planning on investing more on speakers. I was going to think about getting the BX5As, but they are too big for my desk.
    
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A good budget sound system is the Harman/Kardon SoundSticks III. I use them and they are the best sound for the money. Not to mention the best looking.
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How are the Mopads? Do you think they would improve enhance the sound?

    
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