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Hello community !

I m about to build new pc as soon as sabertooth z97 appears. I chosen all the desired components except of sound card where i cant definitely decide. I m choosing between xonar dgx and xonar dx. I will use both speakers ( Creative inspire A200 (2.1)) and headset ( creative fatal1ty ).
I googled pretty much about both sound cards and found that dgx has headset amp but has less sampling rate of 92khz while dx has 192khz. Whats the difference between them ? Also i have found that dgx bass is not as good as dx. So what is your opinion about choosing between those 2 for my speakers / headset.
Is it worth it to choose dx (64€) over dgx (34€) ?
Edited by HyperByter - 4/18/14 at 6:33am
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You don't need a 60€ soundcard when the total worth of your speakers+headphones is only 30€.
Either stick with onboard or for the love of all audio, get better headphones (or speakers).
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You don't need a 60€ soundcard when the total worth of your speakers+headphones is only 30€.
Either stick with onboard or for the love of all audio, get better headphones (or speakers).

Pretty much this
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You don't need a 60€ soundcard when the total worth of your speakers+headphones is only 30€.
Either stick with onboard or for the love of all audio, get better headphones (or speakers).

I second the motion.
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