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ASUS Xonar DX 7.1 Channels PCI Express Interface Sound Card Reviews

skywalker111988

Xonar Dx 7.1

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Pros: Optical Out , Amazing cheap , Beats a Xfi Titanium

Cons: Requires a Floppy Power ,EAX5.0

  Asus Xonar is the sound which i bought recently  i was using an on board 889 realtek audio chip perviously. As per the review that are given by OCC and other reviewing sites i dnt find that sort of a difference basically it depends on what genre r u listening more over from song to song that i ll cover in detail in the review . If movie being taken into consideration it outperforms various cards from creative ,auzentech. Comes with SPDIF out and thats the key to get lose-less sound production where the sound being processed at 192khz . Even with a analogue connection (3.5mm jack speaker /headphone) u...
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drjoms

Not bad for non audiophile

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Pros: Cheap, Linux friendly, PCI Express X1

Cons: Requires floppy connector, rather unstable inside motherboard.

I shall be short. Tech specs are not bad. Or at least were not bad, when card came out. Dobly Surround 7.1 It had bells and whistles, like hardware accelerated 3D sound  extensions. Digital output. It has 24kbit and sample rate of whooping  192000, which is pretty cool.   I bought it because at time i didn't have spare PCI slot on my PC, which did the trick. I was tired of bad USB cards that didnt work under Linux. I got advice from Kernel Dev list, suggesting this one here. It does not have hardware mixer in it, so dmix under Linux is necessary evil. Since it's PCI-E X1 - it needed extra power, which was taken from floppy power cable. So before buying it  -check...
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