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My new Asus Z87-A has Realtek ALC887 sound. Will this produce better sound than my old X-Fi XtremeMusic PCI card? I'm debating which to use.
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My new Asus Z87-A has Realtek ALC887 sound. Will this produce better sound than my old X-Fi XtremeMusic PCI card? I'm debating which to use.

it's a realtek alc892 chipset and according to toms hardware you won't hear a difference.
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