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i have a asus gene-z z68. i looking into buying the asus dx pcie sound card. is it alright to install this card into the pci-e x4 slot?
heres my mobo in case you need a reference
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131759R
and sound card
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16829132006

just want to make sure it will work in the black x4 slot.
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Yep, I've put sound cards in x16 slots before. No problema.
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Originally Posted by RallyMaster View Post

Yep, I've put sound cards in x16 slots before. No problema.

i see your into audio by your sig down there. wish i could put more into mine. the dx will do fine for me though. thx for the help. rep+
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Yeah, it'll work, however, this may not be a concern to you but there are a handful of games that hate the audio drivers for the Asus cards (mostly Fallout NV). However, sound quality and customization outweighs this problem .
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post #5 of 7
Definitely works. Using my STX in a X4 slot at the moment.
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i had this card with my last build and loved it. thx for the replies. looking forward to the ups man now.
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Originally Posted by raidmaxGuy View Post

Yeah, it'll work, however, this may not be a concern to you but there are a handful of games that hate the audio drivers for the Asus cards (mostly Fallout NV). However, sound quality and customization outweighs this problem .

Turn off GX and that shouldn't be an issue. I don't know about New Vegas but Skyrim sounds great on my Xonar DX.
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