Great choices on both cards, but you should test the Epox onboard audio first, maybe you decide that the onbard audio it's enough and you can put that money into something else, and if you think the onboard audio it's not good enough you can buy the sound card later.
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I just did a review on the Vantec Ion 2 460W power supply. It's an ATX power supply that meets ALL of the following standards:
And so it has a -5v line. It's also very quiet. You should see the review posted at Sysopt in a day or two.
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