Originally Posted by BronzeGod
Even if you don't game, the Auzentech X-Fi has HARDWARE DDL encoding which will be ideal for an HTPC because of the ability to play stereo in proper multichannel(your music will sound magically delicious). You do want awesome DTS decoding too right? DTS audio is like a different world when compared to plain jane dolby digital. Of course, the movie has to be encoded in DTS for you to play it back.
I've always wanted to hear DDL. Supposedly my mobo supports encoding the audio in DDL (or was it DTS Connect, cannot remember now...) but I cannot seem to get it to work for Vista x64 (haven't tried the x32 version of Vista nor XP). Maybe some day...