this is not related to sound cards but just spotted this on the wild and wanted to share with you.
Intel Rapid Storage Technology (IRST) version 18.104.22.1686, dated 06/20/2014.
In AHCI mode, only 8 and 9 Intel series chipsets are supported.
In RAID mode, all PCHs are supported, desktop/workstation/server and mobile device IDs (2822 and 282A, respectively).
Included are f6flpy-x86.zip and f6flpy-x64.zip, which can be used to install Windows with this updated driver.
Supports officially Windows 7, 8 and 8.1.
Download @ MEGA - 11.7 MB
PS: A big FU to those who don't share the source: AORUS Gaming Laptop X3
PS2: X-Fi Support Pack 3.0 is under final testing and will be released really soon.