Re: Need a cheapish PCI-E sound card
I would recommend the recon3D card from creative. (plain pcb version)
(better windows vista/7/8 compatibility HD-audio)
With my X-fi titanium I had issues due to Pci-express bandwidth and SLi graphics cards.
I upgraded to the recon3d card to solve it.
CPU: intel i7 2600K @ 4700Mhz (1.3volts) |MBD: Asus P8P67Evo|RAM: 16GB Corsair Vengeance kit|HDD: 2xCrucial m4 128GB RAID-0 + 2x640GB WD AAKS RAID-0|GFX: 2xEVGA GTX460 FTW 1024 EE in SLi|SND: Creative Recon3D PCI-Express