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Is this a good sound card?

How does it compare to the Asus Xonar DX?
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Originally Posted by JumplnTheFire View Post
Is this a good sound card?

How does it compare to the Asus Xonar DX?
I've had one for about 5 years now and wouldn't trade it for anything else. There probably better ones out there, but expect to shell out some cash for them. An Xfi-xtreme music would probably run you about 40-50ish depending on where you buy it(ebay probably or here) and would be a good choice!
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The DX is better but will run you a bit more money. If i was buying today I'd spend the extra on the DX though. Xtreme Music is quite a dated card. Still a decent performer though.
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get the xtreme gamer
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post #5 of 7
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Originally Posted by Nick911 View Post
get the xtreme gamer
That's pretty much a half-height xtreme music.
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post #6 of 7
If you have the cash, buy the Asus Xonar DX, as ljason said it's better, but will cost you more for the performance. If you don't feel like dishing out the extra money the XtremeMusic isn't that bad of a card.
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post #7 of 7
asus xonar DX is $53 after 20 Rebate at newegg right now...

Would be far better to get that over a used XtremeMusic for $40~50
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