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Hi i have a question which card is louder Xonar DG (with amplifier >64ohms)

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v600/BoPunk/Click2.jpg



or Xonar DS p

I wanna buy Xonar DS but i dont know how loud is she
Edited by JohnMiles - 8/11/13 at 3:41pm
post #2 of 11
Can you please explain why you want the DS and why does it need to be loud? DS is used in htpc speaker setups with its DTS support.
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post #3 of 11
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I like listen to loud music on headphones

I heard Xonar DG with >64ohms boost and
I wonder about more expensive Xonar DS than DG now
post #4 of 11
don't forget the Xonar D1. also remember to use the Xonar Unified drviers.
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The DG is certainly louder as the DS doesn't have a headset amplifier. My DS seems able to directly power earbuds, but I doubt it would handle large headphones without an external amp.
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don't forget the Xonar D1. also remember to use the Xonar Unified drviers.

For most uses, I prefer the oem C-Media drivers.
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Now i dont know DG or DS ?
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Unified drviers.
what do you mean?
post #7 of 11
Take the xonar dg if the soundcard is coming for headphones. DS is not designed for those when DG is.

Unified drivers, aka "Unixonar" drivers. Works alot better than the Asus original drivers.
There is also a c-media panel version among the unixonars.
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post #8 of 11
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Look at Xonar DG vs Essence STX in loudness I know Essence is greater sound card but she play in normal profil the same as Xonar DG on max ampli boost






So how loud is Xonar DS and D1?
post #9 of 11
Oh dear lord....
Xonar DG is louder. I have dg and d1.

I still see no reason why you are even talking about loudness. You still haven't even told us which headphones you are going to use!
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post #10 of 11
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Tiihokatti thanks for your reply smile.gif


I have JVC HA-S360 (for 35€) for me its a good headphones and loud. But yet i need a nice soundcard probably i will buy Xonar DG

But what you think about Creative X-Fi Xtreme Gamer (SB0460) ?
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