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I have a pci sound blaster x-fi xtreme audio

I will be putting the old card in my HTPC which is using onboard

I recently was giving a amp and some speakers

see here

I don't know much on the amp or speakers
other than they are way better then what I was using

want I need in the sound card

PCIe
gold plated connectors
would like it to have rca jacks ( but not needed)
work in linux
I'd prefer it not needing a power source other than the power from the socket
budget 200$ (but I wold prefer paying 150$)
Edited by 3dfxvoodoo - 1/30/11 at 8:44pm
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this one is 180 and it has 3.5mm jacks but comes with adapters so that nice, although this only connects through pci so i hope you will just be able to swap it out with your old one since you said it also connected through pci
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Originally Posted by BadAssClocker View Post
this one is 180 and it has 3.5mm jacks but comes with adapters so that nice, although this only connects through pci so i hope you will just be able to swap it out with your old one since you said it also connected through pci
looks good

but I'd like to free up the pci socket for a voodoo2

but I may just have get a pci card
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