As for latency? ..I personally have only seen that affect cubase and such.[/quote:a424983f6d]
Yeah but I use my rig for audio work. This can affect certain games however.
I’ve had a XiFi card for a year now. The sound enhancing stuff really does work, you’ll notice it especially on the bass and drums of any song. Plus the virtual 9.1 it does is amazing too. It doesn’t restore the lost audio info, but it does a very good job of enhnacing what is there.
When you have shit loads of audio gear (2 external pro-audio sound cards and a few MIDI devices) to wire up as well the drive breakout box thing is very useful.