- Does the analog card need to be next to the Xonar as the manual says? On my board (DG45ID), the vid card has to go in the middle two slots.
It just needs to hook up to it with the the flat cable.
You can see it rite here, its below the xonar. You want to keep it as far away from the CPU and the video card as possible so it doesn't pick up any EM. It doesn't have an active PCI plug on it. Just a dummy so you can push it in the slot
- To get proper lossless analog output, is it necessary to use the ASUS TMT3 or does the retail one also work fine?
Asus TMT3, and you need to download it from the asus website.
- If the ASUS TMT is necessary, can the ASUS and retail TMT3 peacefully coexist? I'd hate to have a big mess from doubling up conflicts.
I don't think you can use them together
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