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Newegg has a sale for the Asus Xonar DG 5.1 for about $10 after MIR. Would it last me a while as I get new speakers over time? How does it compare to onboard?
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post #2 of 13
That is a pretty low-end sound card but I'm sure you would notice a fairly big improvement over your onboard. Can't go wrong for $11.99 after a MIR.
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post #3 of 13
Save your money for something better. What kinda of speakers are you planning to get? 2.1 or 5.1?
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post #4 of 13
Yeah it's worth it if you have nice speakers or nice headphones to go along with it. Although I guess it'd be worth it no matter what at that price.
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post #5 of 13
ive heard different angles at this one. If your using ****ty speakers you prob wont notice much if any difference because onboard audio is pretty good nowdays

but there is a difference

Id say buy it try it out if it doesn't do what you expect for the money return it with in thee 30 days.
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post #6 of 13
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Save your money for something better. What kinda of speakers are you planning to get? 2.1 or 5.1?
It's probably going to be a year before I get new speakers. I'm going to be going 2.1. I'm pretty poor XD
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post #7 of 13
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Originally Posted by SalisburySteak View Post
It's probably going to be a year before I get new speakers. I'm going to be going 2.1. I'm pretty poor XD
Well what do you have right now?
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Well what do you have right now?
lol. Some cheapy logitechs. But, I was planning on using the card for my earbuds, but I don't know if it'll matter. They're Nuforce Ne-6's
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post #9 of 13
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Originally Posted by SalisburySteak View Post
It's probably going to be a year before I get new speakers. I'm going to be going 2.1. I'm pretty poor XD
Budget is clearly a concern and you really can't go wrong at that price. If you don't notice much of a difference, which I think you will anyway, its only $12.
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post #10 of 13
Nearly anything is better than onboard.
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