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Out of those: http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?...ducts_id=13280
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Negative. Those are all PCIe slots of varying bandwidth. You could go with the Essence STX if you wanted it is PCIe
i agree. i assumed that asus will not create something that is not compatible with the other asus products. am i right?
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OP what are you doing? Gaming, or Hi-Fi music, or movies/games/tunes? Desired usage determines the rest
This..

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Negative. Those are all PCIe slots of varying bandwidth. You could go with the Essence STX if you wanted it is PCIe
..and this.
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you will go for this one? http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?...ducts_id=13280

other than that, i am using a normal headphone, will i hear any different between the built in realtek and the sound card?
I heard a great difference from onboard to a dedicated sound card. The sound was more crisp and sounded better quality. What type of headphones are you using? It's good to have a good quality pair to use with a good sound card.

Also, Use the card Skripka suggested for PCIe slots.

EDIT: Heres the link to the card he suggested from the website you were using;

ASUS Xonar Essence STX
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Do any USB DACs support surround sound? I can't think of one off hand.

OP what are you doing? Gaming, or Hi-Fi music, or movies/games/tunes? Desired usage determines the rest
for gaming. will the sound card works on normal headset?
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I heard a great difference from onboard to a dedicated sound card. The sound was more crisp and sounded better quality. What type of headphones are you using? It's good to have a good quality pair to use with a good sound card.

Also, Use the card Skripka suggested for PCIe slots.

EDIT: Heres the link to the card he suggested from the website you were using;

ASUS Xonar Essence STX
actually, i have one Sennheiser HD 201 and one Beats Pro Solo HD .
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wow. thanks a lot.
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actually, i have one Sennheiser HD 201 and one Beats Pro Solo HD .
Oh okay Then you are okay with the headphones. I would personally grab that card unless you found another one that suits your needs from that thread
    
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