Originally Posted by samXLR
Interesting idea, I am just not sure that I am sold on the U3, seems very "flimsy", I really would wish someone made proper USB (dare i say 3.0) external sound card that could have provided what I am looking for :|
I would guess currently USB 3.0 would not offer any practical advantages over USB 2.0.
Here is a support forum for the Xonar U3, you can ask if U3 owners think the U3 is too flimsy.
I would assume the quality is as good as you can do, for $40.