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Sound Blaster Z Sound Card?

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Hello, I'm thinking of getting the Creative Sound Blaster Z I currently have the ASUS Xonar DG 5.1 Channels 24-bit 96KHz PCI Interface Sound Card . Is it worth upgrading to the Sound Blaster Z? I also have the Razer Carcharias headset.
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I used to have a Xonar card as well (using a Sennheiser PC-350 headset) and now have a SoundBlaster Zx. In my experience, I found that the surround emulation over headphones on the SoundBlaster (SBX Surround) was better than Dolby Headphone that was used on my Xonar. It's difficult to describe the difference, but positionally everything sounded better and more realistic.

Since you're using a headset, this is something that you might be interested in. It also looks like your headset is analogue, so that's good since you'll be plugging it into the sound card. thumb.gif
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KamIX
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 7700K Asus Maximus IX Hero Asus Strix GTX1080 32GB G.Skill Ripjaws V DDR4-2666 CL15 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
Plextor M8Pe 512GB (NVMe w/ Heatsink) Western Digital Black 4TB Noctua NH-U12S w/ 2x Cougar Vortex 120mm (Black... 4x Cougar Vortex 140mm (Black) 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 10 64-bit Dell UltraSharp U2515H (1440p, 60Hz IPS) Vortex Pok3r (MX Blue, WASD Keycaps) EVGA SuperNOVA 850G2 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Coolermaster MasterCase 5 Pro Zowie FK2 (Black) Zowie G-SR (Black) Sennheiser G4ME One 
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Steam Controller Zowie Camade (Black/Red) 
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