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Originally Posted by SgtHawker View Post
@ Moltar

It is designed for 2 speaker setups, but does create "virtual" surround and can be used for up to 7.1 speakers.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...%20xonar%20stx

and

http://www.asus.com/Product.aspx?P_I...specifications

I won't deny the headphone comments you make.
I'm not denying that it does "Virtual Surround." However, that is not what the card was primarily designed for. The card was intended for headphone usage, hence the built in headphone preamp.