Which soundcard is best?


Feb 9, 2009
So i bought the asus P7P55D-E which has this onboard soundcard:

VIA® VT1828S 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC
- Absolute Pitch BD192/24
- DTS Surround Sensation UltraPC
- BD audio layer Content Protection
- Supports Jack-Detection, Multi-streaming, Front Panel Jack-Retasking
- Optical S/PDIF out ports at back I/O

And i had on my old computer a Sound Blaster X-Fi XtremeGamer

So which one would be best for gaming? Which one would be best for viewing movies?
The X fi might improve gaming performance slightly but most onboard sound solutions can keep up with a dedicated card. Best way to tell what you want is try them both and whichever one you like better is your answer.