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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 DriveHard DriveCooling
Plextor M8Pe 512GB (NVMe w/ Heatsink) Samsung 850 Evo 500GB Western Digital Black 4TB Noctua NH-D15 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 10 64-bit Dell UltraSharp U2515H (1440p, 60Hz IPS) Vortex Pok3r (MX Blue, Double-Shot PBT Keycaps) EVGA SuperNOVA 750 G3 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Coolermaster MasterCase 5 Pro w/ 4x Noctua NF-A14 Logitech G900 Zowie G-SR FiiO E10K 
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Sennheiser HD598 SE (Black) Mackie CR3 Blue Microphones Snowball iCE (Black) Steam Controller 
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CM Storm Skorpion Microsoft LifeCam Studio 
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