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few questions about this card.
Before I start here's how I would connect it
1) Via PCI x1 slot on my mobo
2) Via Flexijack for digital optical to my Z-5500's

Now my questions
1) Will it support 5.1 in games?
2) Will it support EAX in Vista?
3) Does it allow for card decoding (so I don't get that half of second of lost sound from my Z-5500's decoding the stream)
4) How nice of a sound card is this?

If it's nice, I'm going to trade my x-fi for a xonar DX
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http://techreport.com/articles.x/14500
Yes it support EAX
yes it will support 5.1

It is a great sound card
Edited by Juggalo23451 - 2/19/09 at 7:41am
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I have the Xonar DX as well and will vouch for it being a great card. Drivers work great on Vista x64. I haven't had any problems. Sound quality is awesome especially when paired with a good pair of headphones (I have ATH-AD700's) and using the Dolby Headphone mode. It's a great buy.
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