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Im wondering if this card http://www.auzentech.com/site/products/x-fi_bravura.php is a good card in its price range ( I can get the card for $89) but how does it compete with other cards that are PCIE x1 that are around $90 or lower? Im using a 2.1 setup with Bose 201 Series III and a Toshiba SA-750 as the receiver.


Thanks Ziox
Edited by Ziox - 1/18/11 at 10:22pm
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Right now for the price, Asus Xonar DX would be a better value.

Unless you need the digital out.
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Quote:
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right now for the price, asus xonar dx would be a better value.

Unless you need the digital out.
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post #4 of 25
This is a good card aswell-
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-001-_-Product
You also get the digital .
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post #5 of 25
Quote:
Originally Posted by Tator Tot View Post
Right now for the price, Asus Xonar DX would be a better value.

Unless you need the digital out.
yes, the xd is a very good card
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post #6 of 25
Both the DX and the Omega are good cards. The Auzen is a good card too, if you need the headphone amp. But since you are just hooking it up to your receiver, the DX should do, and it also has an digital/optical output.
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Xonar dx all the way.It does have an optical spdif out also.

Edit I was beat.
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Originally Posted by SKl View Post
This is a good card aswell-
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-001-_-Product
You also get the digital .
I would get that card but PCI is kinda dieing with these new boards and with 3 gpus its difficult to find a board that i can tri sli or sli with phyx and still have room for a pci card.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Tator Tot View Post
Right now for the price, Asus Xonar DX would be a better value.

Unless you need the digital out.
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Both the DX and the Omega are good cards. The Auzen is a good card too, if you need the headphone amp. But since you are just hooking it up to your receiver, the DX should do, and it also has an digital/optical output.
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Xonar dx all the way.It does have an optical spdif out also.

Edit I was beat.
What makes the DX better exactly, clearity? Software?
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What makes the DX better exactly, clearity? Software?
Sound quality; software is pretty good. Not the greatest though.

And it's price, $20 MIR on it; and Asus is good about rebates.
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i would reconsider the Auzen after having problems with their rma dept as well as other members. would look into the DX though
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