You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features. Simply select the profile you want from the dropdown list. This is worthwhile upgrade over motherboard audio and a superb addition to a Linux system. Documentation available for this particular sound card shows how to enable DTS Neo: For some reason, RMAA would always return clipping errors during the benchmark, and the resulting numbers would be horribly low and conflicting.

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PulseAudio does not allow the file to be played at that rate even though the Xonar DX hardware is capable of it. Yep worked as expected.

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That disappoints me that they’d use a RealTek dzx an SB-branded card. If Headphones is chosen, then you are xonarr to stereo output that sound louder. Linux sees a plain sound card. The irony given Linux audio is pretty shoddy but my Realtek works great and Linux and terrible on Windows.

This is useful for checking that the speakers are connected properly to their associated channels. One or the other is used at a time. So, I downloaded the latest Xonar DX 7. Works out of the box in Linux and the quality is a step linxu from whatever onboard Realtek you have. Welcome to Reddit, the front page of the internet. Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the xinar of each chapter.


It IS Realtek as well, so dunno what you are gaining there. Comments 0 Leave a comment. No need to go with internal unless you really really want surround sound analog-out.

You can follow any responses to this entry through RSS 2. The best guess is to manually set the bit depth to bit in Audacious to know for certain. Or install it using Synaptic. The Linux mixer can then be used to adjust the audio volume. It does dax detect and use the card automatically like Linux does.

As for myself, here are my reasons:. No, this is not the amplifier.

It does not matter. Therefore, dB must be better. Is there a difference in sound quality between a dedicated sound card and motherboard audio? Post as a guest Name. Excellent Linux compatibility and hassle-free operation are worth the price.

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here In fact, I had to perform a few customizations myself to get the Linux software to talk to the sound card in the way I wanted it to. This is not necessary if you plan to use PulseAudio to handle everything automatically, but for my goal, this was a necessary step to get files to play in the formats they were encoded in.


I could leave it at that and be happy, but the card is capable of so much more. I’m guessing at that price point, the DAC is probably sketchy but it’s small enough to where the extra box isn’t too bad for a LAN.

However, you will ddsx to the resampling issue.

Bug # “No support for Asus Xonar DSX” : Bugs : alsa-driver package : Ubuntu

Documentation available for this particular sound card shows how to enable DTS Neo: Having dax problem logging in? Did I hear any background hiss or noise?

Remember card0 or whatever it is for your system since we will need it later.