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I happened to be particularly lucky at Comic-Con recently and a $150 Turtlebeach PX3 headset. However from everything I've read they're terrible compared to my current AD700's so I've decided to sell them and make some money for a new sound card. Currently I'm using a Xonar DG which I'm pretty happy with but have no real way to try out better cards. My price range is up to the $80ish mark, any help in suggesting a card would be awesome.
Edited by Striker121 - 10/15/11 at 9:28pm
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I have a Buddy with the same Headphones and this sound card. He love it, it's like they were made for each other.
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I bought mine (Xonar ST) for gaming mostly and although i ended up using it for music like 90% of the time (i just mute all games now lol) it has served me well so far. That's my pick of course totally biased but still, no remorse paying $200 for it.
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Don't get me wrong, those both seem like awesome cards but they're just a "little" out of my price range.
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I apologize, totally missed your budget.

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I was considering the DX but than saw apparently quality cards for a similar price like the Omega Stryker and so am a bit apprehensive as to why one might be better than the other.
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I apologize, totally missed your budget. Asus Xonar DG
OP has one already.
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ehhh lol... then why buying a new $80 soundcard...
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Norca miss named his link, it was to a Xonar DX but your link was named "Xonar DG" hence the confusion. Upgrading from $20 to an $80 soundcard is my goal.
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