Originally Posted by Rob Williams
I wish there was better C-Media support under Linux, though.
I registered just to let you know that support for the C-Media Oxygen HD CMI8788 chip in Linux has improved tremendously only recently. The driver is a part of ALSA and is currently 98% complete. Here is some more info
I'm considering getting the Xonar DX2, especially with X-FI support for Linux being so terrible. (I also love the backlit ports