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Originally Posted by Xazen;11709194 
Do you have to have an internal sound card?

If not I recommend the NuForce uDac-2, its a DAC and AMP. I find that it gives better sound than the majority of internal sound cards. Do you use headphones or speakers?

Anyway just thought I would throw it out there. If you are set on a internal sound card I would get the either the Xonar DX or the Striker. I would probably spring for the Striker because it has both optical and coaxial SPDIF out while the DX has neither.

The DX does have optical out.
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Does it? It doesn't list it on the newegg page and I didn't see it as one of the ports in the picture.
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post #13 of 15
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Originally Posted by Xazen;11715833 
Does it? It doesn't list it on the newegg page and I didn't see it as one of the ports in the picture.

I understand your confusion.I recently discovered this, but it actually has optical out and I have used it.You need to use an adapter which is included with the card though.
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Originally Posted by Royraiden;11715941 
I understand your confusion.I recently discovered this, but it actually has optical out and I have used it.You need to use an adapter which is included with the card though.

Oh, ok I see. It takes the place of the mic port while using optical. Good call.
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