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i never had ether of those card but the Auzen X-Fi Bravura looks better in my book. it had digital out and a dedicated headphone channel. also you can swap omaps if you want to change the sound some.
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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
Thats a good point you guys have. Im leaning toward the DX now but Ill wait a bit to hear what others have to say.

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i never had ether of those card but the Auzen X-Fi Bravura looks better in my book. it had digital out and a dedicated headphone channel. also you can swap omaps if you want to change the sound some.
Both have a digital out; the headphone channel is nice but i would most likely plug my headphones into the reciver. The swappable omaps is really cool but there so pricy but one. I would rather just buy a whole new card if im putting that much into a sound card.
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Thats a good point you guys have. Im leaning toward the DX now but Ill wait a bit to hear what others have to say.



Both have a digital out; the headphone channel is nice but i would most likely plug my headphones into the reciver. The swappable omaps is really cool but there so pricy but one. I would rather just buy a whole new card if im putting that much into a sound card.
What are you talking about? An opamp is generally 3-6 dollars each. Just check digikey.com.
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What are you talking about? An opamp is generally 3-6 dollars each. Just check digikey.com.
Im basing of there prices off auzens site. There cheapest is $24 http://www.auzentech.com/site/products/opamp.php I havent looked anywhere else so im ignorant with opamps Besides what they do.
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What are you talking about? An opamp is generally 3-6 dollars each. Just check digikey.com.
Depends on the quality of the O-Amps. (And type)
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i never had ether of those card but the Auzen X-Fi Bravura looks better in my book. it had digital out and a dedicated headphone channel. also you can swap omaps if you want to change the sound some.
You can do the same with the $30 Xonar DG. Auzen used to have some really good stuff, but their consistency has been less than comforting to some lately. Been hearing some mixed reviews, some not so nice. ASUS had some driver (mainly Vista) problems before, but most of those have been worked out. My D2X has worked great from the start.
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I went with the Asus DX should arrive Monday or so. Kinda worried about if it will make that much of an improvement.
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I know going from my onboard to my sound card... I could notice it.



**Sennheiser HD595's**
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I know going from my onboard to my sound card... I could notice it.



**Sennheiser HD595's**
I know ill be able to tell with my Audio Technica ATH-A700 Art Series because i get alot of static feedback from my mb. So this sound card should clear that up. Just curious with my new 2.1 setup mostly
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Xonar dx all the way.
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