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i need the sound card to fit into a slot that this will,http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16829132006
i dont need the best, just better then asus p8p67pro on board sound.
thanks
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post #2 of 6
The Xonar DX is pretty good for the price. See if you can find a place with rebates on that because sometimes you can get one for $70 or so.
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having gone from the P8P67 PRO on-board (Realtek ALC892) to a dedicated sound card, i can tell you that even a cheap $30 card will sound infinitely better. i've compared it against the X-Fi Xtremegamer, the X-Fi Titanium, and my current X-Fi Titanium HD and all sound much better. the Xonar DX you linked to for $70 AR should be well worth the price of admission.
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I'm using the lowest model Asus DG.
Games & movies already sounds better than my onboard.
But it's PCI slot FYI
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i was thinking something like this
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...281&CatId=2771
or this
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...880&CatId=2771
which is better, and is it better by much?
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Originally Posted by thrgk View Post
i was thinking something like this
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...281&CatId=2771
or this
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...880&CatId=2771
which is better, and is it better by much?
Do not get the Xtreme Audio, it's a ripoff card(rebranded of the Audigy SE). Both the X-Fi Titanium and the Xonar DX is a good card. The Titanium has better sound quality(but you need high end equipment to actually hear the difference) but Creative has the worst RMA service ever.

I'd go Xonar DX.
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