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Hi all.
I'm debating whether or not I want a sound card. I'm using a Logitech X-530 and a X-230 joined to form a 7.2 system.

I was thinking about the ASUS Xonar D1.
Would I hear any difference?
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yes you will. The xonar cards sound great. However, if you are only gaming, I would say that it isn't worth it. Instead, I would buy a great pair of headphones for gaming. For example for ath-ad700 from audiotechnica. You will notice a bigger difference.
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The difference will be noticeable immediately.
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I'd get a DS though. Save yourself 30 bucks.
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Well, thanks a lot.
I'll go buy myself that sound card right away!
Edited by vinton13 - 3/24/11 at 4:19pm
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Whats the difference between the DS and the D1?
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turtle beach hpa2 5.1 true surround.. great for gaming on and decent with music.
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Whats the difference between the DS and the D1?
Not too much. DS has swappable opamps. DX sounds slightly better. DX has Dolby Digital and I don't think the DS does. Not positive though. Still, for Logitech speakers, DS will be just fine for you.
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