Originally Posted by crainger
Xonar does support full hardware like the X-Fis, it uses software which slows things down. Check that Guru3D review. It's consistently slower and their fix for this? "Running it in stereo". Overpriced, blinged up and flawed.
I don't know about you, but I would trade quality for some minor fps loss any day.
I'm thinking about getting a Xonar coupled with a pair of Denon D2000.