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- 42 points
- 55 months ago
from completed build Apollo, God of Light
Originally I wasn't even going to bother with one of these but then I did some research on my headset and found out that it was unlikely my mobo had enough juice to power it properly. So I grabbed this since it was inexpensive and had good reviews. So far, it's been great and everything sounds amazing through it.
- 18 points
- 54 months ago
from completed build Free + upgrades
Asus Xonar DG: Bought this because I was hearing noise from my motherboard when using the onboard sound. Sounds great and no complaints about it.
- 12 points
- 45 months ago
from completed build Updated Pegasus: Getting VR Ready
Great sound card for those needing basic needs. It has a built in audio amp but Ive never used it so i cant attest to how good it is. The drivers are somewhat unstable though.
- 10 points
- 46 months ago
from completed build My First Build
Nice soundcard and is very cheap.
- 10 points
- 37 months ago
from completed build My Ascension - The Snow Devil
Great sound card for 30 bucks and it sounds even better.
- 10 points
- 28 months ago
from completed build Modern 2017 Intel & AMD PC
Good external sound card for old PCI slot
- 6 points
- 30 months ago
from completed build AMD FX Phoenix PC
Nice sound card for gaming !
- 4 points
- 50 months ago
from completed build Low budget PC ( £400 )
sound quality is great , nothing bad here
- 3 points
- 44 months ago
from completed build First build in 2012
It was a great sound card until windows 10 came out and I upgraded it to that then it stopped working for around 3~ months time until I was able to get a third party work around going and it finally started up again.
- 2 points
- 8 months ago
from completed build Factorinoko
The PCI-e version, the Xonar DGX, has become somewhat of a rare and expensive card these days. ASUS probably discontinued them. But you can grab one of these PCI versions from Micro Center for only $20 new. I use this to enable low latency osu! hit sounds using GX mode, but for typical DirectSound, the average latency is about 80ms. I recommend this if you play osu!. Warning: sometimes hitsounds break. Use Ctrl+Alt+Shift+S to reload sounds (and skin).