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WHAT IS THE DIFERENCE BETWEEN Asus Strix Raid DLX or Asus Essence STX II 7.1?? and Sound BlasterX AE-5

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#hi i want to buy one new soundcard and i am between Asus Strix Raid DLX and Asus Essence STX II 7.1

i dont know which to buy?

what is the difference between Asus Strix Raid DLX and Asus Essence STX II 7.1 ? and which is the best?
i want the soundcard for games, music and movies

so which soundcard are you suggested me to buy?
Asus Strix Raid DLX or Asus Essence STX II 7.1? or
Sound BlasterX AE-5??

i am playing games ,, music and movies/

in music i am hearing everything trance house all the kind of music ..
i am playing all the kind of games././

WHAT IS THE DIFERENCE BETWEEN Asus Strix Raid DLX or Asus Essence STX II 7.1?? and Sound BlasterX AE-5??
.if i buy Asus Strix Raid DLX will it be good for music and movies?? will i hear in songs very clear and beauty sound?

and i have one more question with Asus Strix Raid DLX can i put and one custom 5.1 speakers?

Asus Strix Raid DLX supports only gaming headsets? or it suports all the kind of headsets?

so which soundcard to buy from these 3??
Strix Raid DLX or Essence STX II or Sound BlasterX AE-5??

some people say that Strix Raid DLX is good

another people say that is garbage

some another people say that asus stx 2.7.1 is very good

some people say that is not good

so from these 3 which one is the best??

do you believe that Soundblaster AE-5 is better than asus stx ii 7.1 and asus dlx??
can you tell me why is better from these 3?

i am asking because i dont know

the most people say that dlx is garbage product
another people say that asus stx 7.1 is old and has problems with drivers

some another people say that soynblaster AE-5 has problems with the souroynd and the bass and with the volume..

for this i dont which to buy?

can you tell me please which to buy please?? from these 3??
 
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Specify full audio route setup.

I would buy none of those. Especially the dreaded DLX abomination.
 
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you believe that soynblaster AE-5 and Strix Raid DLX are not good soyndcards??

WHAT IS THE DIFERENCE BETWEEN Asus Strix Raid DLX and Essence STX II 7.1?? and Sound BlasterX AE-5??
 
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I asked for your full setup.

You need a engineering knowledge to understand the difference. I even will not start.

From user point I can bet you will not be able to tell the difference doing blind testing even with onboard audio.

What is your setup?? That is the most important question.
 
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WHAT IS THE DIFERENCE BETWEEN Asus Strix Raid DLX or Asus Essence STX II 7.1?? and Sound BlasterX AE-5??

which is the best for games music and m,ovies.?

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can someone help me please, for which to buy?>?Asus Strix Raid DLX or Asus Essence STX II 7.1?? and Sound BlasterX AE-5??

from these 3 which is the best??
 
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If I was you, I'd just run an optical cable from the PC to the receiver and let the receiver do all the work instead as that's a pretty good receiver and the sound card is going to change the overall result you get sound wise which is already going to be excellent thanks to the Denon
 
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WHAT IS THE DIFERENCE BETWEEN Asus Strix Raid DLX or Asus Essence STX II 7.1?? and Sound BlasterX AE-5??
 
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If I was you, I'd just run an optical cable from the PC to the receiver and let the receiver do all the work instead as that's a pretty good receiver and the sound card is going to change the overall result you get sound wise which is already going to be excellent thanks to the Denon
This, it doesn’t matter what optical out you’re using when going to your amp. It’s all just pass through so having a card is counter productive. The optical in your motherboard is going to “sound” exactly the same.
 
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my question is which soyndcard is better?

Asus Strix Raid DLX or Asus Essence STX II 7.1?? or Sound BlasterX AE-5?

and what is the diference between these 3??

someone told me to Hook up the Denon AVR-X3400H with optical(toslink) or HDMI, that will be better than any soundcard.

is it true that will be better than any soundcard?? if i Hook up the Denon AVR-X3400H with optical(toslink) or HDMI,??
 
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someone told me to Hook up the Denon AVR-X3400H with optical(toslink) or HDMI, that will be better than any soundcard.

is it true that will be better than any soundcard?? if i Hook up the Denon AVR-X3400H with optical(toslink) or HDMI,??
Yes, use the optical as it means that you don't have a sound card adding noise and distortion to the sound that's going to the receiver, so it should sound better than the sound card as a result. With sound, try to keep things as simple as possible as it is easy to make it sound worse with additional components and very hard to make it sound better. So save your money, don't buy a sound card unless you plan on using your headphones a hell of a lot and even then I think you should be considering a proper DAC instead of a sound card and drive the Denon off the motherboard optical out as that will provide just as good results as a sound card optical out.
 
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but i want to buy one new souncard

so can yoy tell me please??
which soyndcard is better?

Asus Strix Raid DLX or Asus Essence STX II 7.1?? or Sound BlasterX AE-5?

and what is the diference between these 3??

and which is better for games music and movies??

can you tell me please/?
 
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NONE.

You use AVR-X3400H via HDMI. The only way to deliver unimpressed digital multichannel audio. Those cards cannot deliver what you need, and either wise the result using compressed SPDIF would be 100% same and worse comparing with HDMI.

Don't do it. Tame down and take our advice.
 
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but i want to buy one new souncard

so can yoy tell me please??
which soyndcard is better?

Asus Strix Raid DLX or Asus Essence STX II 7.1?? or Sound BlasterX AE-5?

and what is the diference between these 3??

and which is better for games music and movies??

can you tell me please/?
What the difference is? I don't know but i've been using the STX since its release and if it was'nt so expensive i'd buy the STX II
I'm running a stereo setup
Using Chord interconnect C-line analogue from the rca output of the soundcard to the input of the Alesis Elevate 5
The sound for me is amazing and it's supposed to be even better with the STX II
 
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Be careful people - this account smells like a troll who just reposts the same s**t to get people to waste their time one replies it never reads. It has already done this here and I have reported this thread to hopefully get it banned.
 

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Please refrain from spamming the phrase WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE or our collective moderator patience is going to wear thin very quickly.

The purpose of this forum is to seek advice. Advice is being given, do not expect people to explicitly tell you what to buy. That's a decision you as an *assumed* adult has to make.
 

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From user point I can bet you will not be able to tell the difference doing blind testing even with onboard audio.
How much better is the on board sound on avarage/budget motherboards (ie not crazy high end ones) compared to say the LGA775 era? Because back then basically any sound card blew any on board sound out of the water - even if you had crappy NoName 2.0 speakers. I know the Soundblaster Platinum is much better than the audio on my motherboard.
 
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i am not a troll i have some questions for to buy something that will be good


WHAT IS THE DIFERENCE BETWEEN Asus Strix Raid DLX or Asus Essence STX II 7.1?? and Sound BlasterX AE-5??

do you believe that Asus Essence STX II 7.1? is better from all/?


does anyone has one from these 3 cards??
 
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your not a troll, yet you repeat the same question like 10 times in a row disregarding all replies.....

NONE.

You use AVR-X3400H via HDMI. The only way to deliver unimpressed digital multichannel audio. Those cards cannot deliver what you need, and either wise the result using compressed SPDIF would be 100% same and worse comparing with HDMI.

Don't do it. Tame down and take our advice.
This is all the advice you need.
 
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Well guys, actually he wasnt asking what is the best way to get audiophile approved superb sound!!? He asked, which of the cards are the best, not what is the best for what you guys use it for. In technology, which one is the best, now he got me wondering. Not which one does the best audiophile approved sound, but if compared to graphics cards... say a 1080Ti, a AMD Radeon VEGA64 and some third shit, i would say... buy the 1080ti, if not, the VEga, and lastly the shitt! I wouldnt say, well, it depends on what hdmi ccable you are using... wtf... are you guys fucking with this dude, is that youre bully the noob fix for the day? Cmon, its not hard to F;ing give the guy a very educated guess to what would fit his needs the best... be fucking professional if you want to seem that you are!? And thats that... cya thx for the instaBAN

Lol you are so weak! Stand up for you shit, instead of silence the one that actually said what normal "non" computer nerds like the likes of you morons are, would say/ask! Fucking muppets!
 
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one my friend told me this and tell me your opinion
Xonar ST/STX family indeed had high quality components when they came out.


But as good sound card is easily one of the longer time usable components of gaming PC, that badly questionable driver support would be sensible reason to drop it from candidates.

I mean we enthusiast gamers have to already pay enough for CPUs and GPUs, which rarely hold their usage value even five years.

Then add inferior to Creative's algorithms for headphone gaming Dolby Headphone, and these other bugs...



And that Strix card family, replacing Xonar Phoebus which Asus ditched in five years, has really too much of hype.

The more something seems to have marketing hype, the less surely it's actually good.

I mean standard Realtek chips can drive these Beyers loud enough, but for some reason expensive gaming hype Asus motherboard can't:




Those 250 ohm Beyers and other high impedance headphones are only ones which are technically good for output impedance of Strix Soar/Raid Pro.

And for its expensive price Strix Raid DLX has actually worser output impedance than old STX with its TPA6120.



Also instead of native PCI-e sound chip (what Xonar Phoebus line had) Strix cards use USB sound chip through PCI-e bridge chip.

So who knows what bugs that implementation might have, when new motherboards/chipsets appear.





While Creative has built in their own house native PCI-express sound chip.

And while Creative's drivers/software had genuine issues 15 years ago, after X-Fi cards Creative completely changed software package.

Strix Soar and Strix Raid Pro shouldn't even be advertised for headphone use.

100 ohm output impedance simply doesn't belong to modern time.

And Strix Raid DLX is very expensive while failing to have headphone output fit for price level.

So lots of fancy marketing hype, and hardware failing to back it up.

(that big hype branding is why Nvidia wanted to extort gaming brand to be exclusive to their graphics cards)



While Creative has lot less marketing they now have overall better sound cards than Asus.
 
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