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Xonar Dx with the fan made drivers is probably the best solution out there.

Sorry for the OT, but what drivers are you talking about? I'd love to give them a spin.

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Sorry for the OT, but what drivers are you talking about? I'd love to give them a spin.
Me too!! I just got the Essence STX, and I'm having a bit of trouble... My headphone cord isn't long enough to reach the back of the case, but the front headphone jacks aren't working. I'm pretty sure they are garbage, but it irks me that they do not function....

http://www.overclock.net/t/1271817/asus-xonar-dx-or-better#post_17530531
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Wow, this thread really exploded huh? My DX is at the post office so I'll pick it up on Monday and install it. Any further questions I ask will be posted here biggrin.gif
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One thing I find utterly stupid with Xonar DX is that the front panel connector doesn't support plug in sensing. You have to manually switch from back to front. And the Asus drivers wouldn't work correctly for me under W7 x64, went straight for the Uni Xonar. Great card, poor drivers (compared to on-board Realtek).

Ya this can be irritating but from what i'v seen most sound card don't support any front panel output so at least you get it... From my experiences the DX was not bad and made a nice positive improvement but after a recent upgrading I would say that saving up and getting a decent audio equipment is well worth it imo thumb.gif
    
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I have no issue with DX so far. It supports in Windows 8 FYI.
Use these drivers instead the ones from Asus.
http://brainbit.wordpress.com/category/uni-xonar/

Thanks for that, I just picked up a DX BNIB on Ebay for $40, so this will come in handy.
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And I just picked up a D1, second-hand but BNIB for half the price of a new one. Can't go wrong with these cards smile.gif
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i have a d1, been using it a few weeks

girlfriend noticed during a my little pony episode "wow that soundcard is better"
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