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post #11 of 26
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Mmk, does it work w/ windows 7?
post #12 of 26
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Mmk, does it work w/ windows 7?
sure does!
dont forget theres a rebate too.

Asus is pretty good about that from my experience.
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post #13 of 26
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okay!

how good is this one?
http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Creative...card&cp=1&lp=1

I know the asus is probably better, but I can pick this up tomorrow
post #14 of 26
Yeah, I have the Xonar DG and it's great. The DS is a step up from the DG, so It'll be awesome.
 
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post #15 of 26
thats not that bad, my dad has a similar one for his old laptop its got good sound
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post #16 of 26
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uhuh. But seriously, anything just as good as the Realtek ALC890 will be perfect. I'm not in the position atm to spend 50$ on just the sound card
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uhuh. But seriously, anything just as good as the Realtek ALC890 will be perfect. I'm not in the position atm to spend 50$ on just the sound card
Xonar DG is $25 after MIR
 
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post #18 of 26
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can't afford to do the mir... I'm scraping for cash atm and so I need to stick w/ my budget
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I recommend either a Xonar DS or DX depending on what card slot you have available. Good solid midrange card and I have no complaints after using it for about 5mo's on my computer.

I'm running my DT770 pro on a tube headphone amp on the DX and I was pleasantly surprised of the sound quality achieved using it as a source. The software is also very much hassle free and easy to work with.
    
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post #20 of 26
But the MIR is $10... you can't afford $30?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16829132020
 
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