[alsa-devel] looking for advice on buying a card
clemens at ladisch.de
Tue May 5 10:10:29 CEST 2009
Dmitri Seletski wrote:
> I am thinking to buy pci express sound card.
The Asus Xonar cards are the only supported PCI-E cards.
> Nothing fancy,
That rules out the D2X.
> just something with dolby surround 7.1
Now the only choice is the DX.
> Is it painful to get it running?
No, it's standard PCI Plug&Play.
> does it work fully(does microphone work, does surround sound 7.1 work?)?
> Is there something better for similar money?
There is nothing else (assuming that you do not want to pay more for the
D2X just to get an S/PDIF input and colorful LEDs in the jacks).
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