Product Comparison: ASUS Xonar DGX vs Creative Sound Blaster Audigy FX

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General Specifications
Xonar DGX
Sound Blaster Audigy FX
About the Product
The Xonar DGX audio card combines Dolby Headphone 5.1 high definition surround with the ASUS-exclusive GX 2.5 gaming audio engine and an on-board headphone amplifier. These result in accurate and deep audio that brings every nuance and sound across fully, making the new Xonar DGX 5.1 an ideal audio card for gamers who want to remain totally aware of their play environments.
Sound Blaster Audigy Fx is the perfect upgrade from basic motherboard audio to legendary Sound Blaster audio. Powered by SBX Pro Studio technology, it provides high-quality 5.1 cinematic sound for your movies, music and games. It comes with the Sound Blaster Audigy Fx Control Panel, which puts you in full control of your SBX Pro Studio settings.
Key Specs
Audio Interface
C-Media CMI8786
Realtek ALC898
Built-in DAC
Cirrus Logic CS4361
Signal/Noise Ratio
105 dB
106 dB
Sample Resolution/Rate
24-bit / 96kHz
24-bit / 96kHz
What customers say about "Key Specs"
ASUS Xonar DGX PCI-E GX2.5 Audio Engine Sound Card
  • The sound card itself is excellent. Awesome audio quality, and the surround sound in game is phenomenal.
  • This card will improve the audio quality of any headset from the cheapest of them, to the most expensive 7.1 headset on the market.
  • This card does have true 5.1 surround sound outputs.
  • The ASUS Xonar DGX has improved the quality of my sound system.
  • It sounds awesome for the money. It's really, really good.
Creative Sound Blaster Audigy FX PCIe 5.1 Sound Card
  • This card is based on a modern chipset with incredible sound manipulation capabilities.
  • This card sounds great. Recommended.
  • It has a very good built-in sound chip.
  • This card is great for the price. Amazing clear sound.
  • Recording and playback sound quality is excellent.
Size & Weight
0.71 in.
0.71 in.
6.71 in.
5.43 in.
2.53 in.
4.76 in.
4.3 oz.
6.4 oz.
Number of Channels
OS Compatibility
Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10
Windows 7, Windows 8
4x audio jacks, Optical S/PDIF Out
5x audio jacks
Smart Volume Normalizer, Xear 3D Virtual Speaker Shifter, Magic Voice, Karaoke Functions, FlexBass, 10 -band Equalizer, 27 Environment Effects, GX 2.5 Game Audio Engine, VocalFX
SBX Pro Studio, Enjoy multi-channel cinematic sound, 600 ohm headphone amp
What customers say about "Features"
ASUS Xonar DGX PCI-E GX2.5 Audio Engine Sound Card
  • This card has automatic front to rear and rear to front jack detection.
  • Up to 150ohm of power. Good for a lot of headphones.
  • You can connect your front headphone jack to it.
  • Installing this card is very simple, plug in, and connect the front panel audio cables to it so that you can plug in headphone in front panel.
  • Took a minute to get it to recognize the device on Windows 10.
Creative Sound Blaster Audigy FX PCIe 5.1 Sound Card
  • It works perfectly out of the box with Windows 10.
  • Card works perfectly, Windows 10 found and installed drivers.
  • Excellent sound card - Highly recommended for a Windows Desktop.
  • The board was simple to install. Has great connectivity options.
  • The driver was super easy to install and hassle-free. Great connectivity.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Other Information
44.99 $

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