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post #21 of 24
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Originally Posted by jonny900 View Post
Surprised no one has mentioned the Xonar Essence STX. Probably the best sound card on the market now.
I don't doubt it's a good card but it is also like...4X the cost of a Xonar DX or D1.
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post #22 of 24
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Originally Posted by kz26 View Post
I have played the BF3 beta on my Xonar DX, and I can attest that positional audio (and the game audio in general) is leaps and bounds ahead of BFBC2. With a good pair of cans it's very easy to hear where gunshots are coming from.
I second that. Way better positioning than in BFBC2.

Pardon my spelling/grammer. Using Tapatalk
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post #23 of 24
Doesn't the OP's motherboard use an X-fi for onboard sound?
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post #24 of 24
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Originally Posted by BababooeyHTJ View Post
Doesn't the OP's motherboard use an X-fi for onboard sound?
No. Its just badged as x-fi2, but its a realtek chip.
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