Linux sees a plain sound card. No, there was nothing flawed with the card. Notify me of new posts via email. Nothing exciting or heavy-duty, but it does the task. However, i need to be able to mix the spdif-in signal to the spdif-out signal, in order to monitor an external audio device while at the same time listening to any sounds the computer makes. This site uses cookies.

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Any standard 4-pin molex to floppy adapter will work. The ALC does not produce this bizarre interference effect, but there is still slight a hiss at high levels. A digital output, coaxial or optical, is not subject to interference the same way as an analog signal.

All sound produced by the Xonar DX in Windows was crystal clear without any background noise. Windows 7 requires drivers. Unfortunately, i am not skilled enough to figure this out myself.

Whether plugging in high-quality headphones directly to x2 Xonar DX front output or through an external amplifier, I could not hear any noise.

Only the sound device chosen in the Sound dialog will be used. BB code is On. Remember card0 or whatever it is for your system since we will need it later. I did not lnux other sampling rates using bits.


For example, if you use a MIDI keyboard to trigger sounds played by the computer, you need to get the sound liunx of the speakers very soon after you’ve hit a key. Separate driver download and installation was not required during my usage. Having trouble installing a piece of hardware? Is ASIO a desirable standard for a sound card?

While it is true that kHz is overkill and human hearing is rarely over Hz, cards that are capable of achieving this tend to offer higher quality sound. The Digital Output, if chosen, switches the card into optical output mode.

Experience Better Sound in Linux with the Asus Xonar DX Sound Card | Delightly Linux

Three items are relevant:. RMAA produces convenient graphs for visual comparison. Of course, this assumes that both were made from the same source and that both are playing x2 on the same hardware. I used donar card in Linux Mint 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.


For details and our forum data attribution, retention and privacy policy, see here. I had to turn the external amplifier up way, way high in order to hear anything. MP3s sound flat and dull by comparison — as if part of the color has been bled out.

The Xonar DX is leagues superior. Having bit, xoonar files does not guarantee better-sounding music, but, hey, if you have a quality sound card that can handle them, why not use them? The Asus Xonar D2X appears to fulfil your requirements. July 24th, 7.

And again, it is noisy. There was no noise or hissing in the slightest. You can tell by the price.

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