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Asus Xonar DGX and DSX

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Quick question, I read that the DSX are the cards for your speakers and DGX are for your headphones. I have Swan M10's arriving soon so I quickly purchased the DSX, but now I just read that people are using there DGX with speakers... can someone please shed some light because I still have an hour or so to change my order.

What are the differences between the cards and which one will sound better with my speakers?
post #2 of 5
DSX has DTS support, switchable OP-amps and better chip.
DGX has headphone amplifier and Dolby Headphones.

If you didn't pay much extra for the DSX then it's fine, as the sound quality differences are small.
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Got them to refund me, probably going to wait a week and just get the STX as I've been told it's a much better card
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/facepalm
Never buy a soundcard that is more expensive than your speakers.

For example I'm using Xonar D1 (paid ~30$) with B3031A speakers (~500$).
Edited by Tiihokatti - 11/7/13 at 2:36am
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post #5 of 5
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Originally Posted by Tiihokatti View Post

/facepalm
Never buy a soundcard that is more expensive than your speakers.

For example I'm using Xonar D1 (paid ~30$) with B3031A speakers (~500$).

I should mention that I can get the STX for $80 and the DX for $45. These are both better cards then the ones I mentioned right? Which one will be more worthit for the price?
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