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Is this sound card any good?
http://www.memoryexpress.com/Product...24908(ME).aspx

If not, out of these, which is the better ones? (Budget is $60)
http://www.memoryexpress.com/Product...)/Default.aspx

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Is this sound card any good?
http://www.memoryexpress.com/Product...24908(ME).aspx

If not, out of these, which is the better ones? (Budget is $60)
http://www.memoryexpress.com/Product...)/Default.aspx

Thanks in advance
-Jason

hey jason,
do u prefer a flat, transparent sound, or do u prefer thumping bass/high treble and utilizing the custom presets like 'pop', 'rock', 'dungeon', 'concert' ?

Of the the sound cards you posted, The auzentech x-raider is the best one for the money.

Personally my onboard audio was very impressive. although i replaced it with the auzentech xplosion 7.1 in a HTPC setup via spdif(optical), the improvement was noticeable but nothing astonishing.

It'll all come down to what u want to do with your setup. For gaming, ppl like the creative x-fi, but i have been hearing alot of good things about the Asus xonar.

Whatever you choose, nothing beats a good true home theater surround sound processor / receiver and having quality speakers

also check out the Auzentech refurbished products for deals
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Thanks,

I put the X-Raider on hold at MemEx.
It has replaceable Amps on it, so I might just buy some better ones in the future if I need them.
    
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the Xonar DS is a great choice too.
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