Originally Posted by RhysAndrews
Don't get it.
I used to have it and I swapped for the X-Fi XtremeMusic. Having Pci-Express didn't improve performance for me, I noticed no difference. And, XtremeMusic doesn't have all the modes like Game Mode, Entertainment Mode, and Audio Creation mode.. It's basically a stripped down X-Fi. Awful.
I have an Xtreme Music. It does have Game Mode, Entertainment Mode, and Audio Creation mode...
PCI-E won't really have a noticable difference to PCI with audio cards.