Asus Xonar or Creative Sound Cards? Protect lights with electric tape?

Asus Xonar or Creative Sound Cards? Protect lights with electric tape?

I’ve a somewhat energy rig, however the light part from it is the noise card/speakers. Now, i am using onboard audio from my Nvidia 780i put away to a $20 logitech speaker set and/or a $45 Altec Lansing headset.

I understand, laugh at me personally.

This spring, i will fix that. I wish to get an audio card to get having a brand new presenter setup (probably Logitech Z-5500 unless there is better on the market). The problem is, we’m truly light sensitive and both the Xonar D2X plus the brand brand brand new imaginative line have LEDs all over them.

I am wondering a few things:- I have actually a PCIe x16 slot available. We have nothing else because of running SLI on big video cards. Which card is much better in PCIe implementation?

– I would actually want to be capable production to my speakers and headset simultaneously, my old Asus A8N onboard could do that together with new board can’t. Bonus points if I am able to set various outputs for different programs, incase I have back in competitive gaming. Something such as having music playing through speakers while Ventrilo goes to headset.

– i will be changing my speakers and headset during the same time. I am pretty set from the 5500’s after hearing good bud’s set – they may be amazing. Continue reading “Asus Xonar or Creative Sound Cards? Protect lights with electric tape?”