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    Default Re: Audio card recommendation for Promedia 2.1

    Newegg has the ASUS Xonar D1 7.1 card in stock right now, the DX PCI-E card is still out of stock.
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    Default Re: Audio card recommendation for Promedia 2.1

    for digital sound with the xonar ds you need to have digital speakers plus optical cables,but the card does support it normally you would have to buy a seperate decoder
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    Got the card for $40.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dbee View Post
    Got the card for $40.
    ds? or dx? and whats it like?any better than the onboard sound?
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    its a DX model. Its coming in the mail so wont have it for a few more days so i cant comment on the sound quality compared to the on board yet. I'm still getting my ears used to the Klipsch with the ALC888 , listening to everything i can, playing everything i can . This way, when the card does get installed , i will notice any change in sound and it not be just my imagination. Ill let you all know how she goes.
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