Originally Posted by Phaedrus2129
For the record, don't get Creative sound cards. They aren't any clearer than Asus, most of their "features" and effects make things sound *worse* and their drivers are buggy. My XtremeGamer card has a delay that varies randomly between 0.05 and 0.5 seconds and I have to reset the driver several times every time I reboot my computer until the delay settles on an acceptable value.
Then again, the Asus Xonar range has troubles unless you get the top end ST/STX, which aren't 7.1 cards.
Intel i7-2600k with an XSPC Raystorm water block, 4x4GB Corsair Dominator, SLi Evga-GTX560Ti-448 FTWs, Asrock Extreme4 Gen3, Crucial M4 256GB SSD, Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB HDD, powered by a Silverstone Strider+ 850 PSU in a Silverstone TJ-07BW case.
I'm not buying EK GPU blocks ever again. (One GPU killed)