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post #2791 of 7108
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How is the sound quality of this boards soundcard vs say my old Audigy 2? I really don't wanna spend another $100 on a PCI-E soundcard
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post #2792 of 7108
I'm no audiophile, but I do prefer clear sound quality for moderate gaming and music/movies which I do a fair amount of.
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post #2793 of 7108
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I'd still get the Gene, sell the Audigy 2 (PCI is a dying tech anyways), and see how you like the Integrated SupremeFX X-Fi 2 sound out of the Gene ... if you like it DONE DEAL, if not then you can wait for it to go on sale and buy THIS.
The Integrated SupremeFX X-Fi 2 sound works just fine for me, but that's only my

Edited by LA_Kings_Fan - 9/16/11 at 8:53pm
   
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Anyone have any experience with PCIe extension cables? I would like to use the x1 slot on the bottom for a TV tuner card I have, but my GPU covers it up, so can I use an extension cable for this?

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Utnorris, there were several posts about them earlier in the thread, (I'll do a search) and several of them were talked about, that I recall someone found one that was relatively inexpensive yet extremely low profile that allowed for clearance past SLI'd/Xfired cards.

- http://www.overclock.net/intel-mothe...l#post14208585

- http://www.overclock.net/intel-mothe...l#post14212883

- http://www.overclock.net/intel-mothe...l#post14299330
Edited by LA_Kings_Fan - 9/16/11 at 9:20pm
   
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Thanks, yeah I am drinking and search is not working.
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By the way, I have 2600k inbound, wish me luck on the overclock.
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post #2798 of 7108
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Thanks, yeah I am drinking and search is not working.
LOL ... edited above to add 3 links where it was talked about before here.
Edited by LA_Kings_Fan - 9/16/11 at 10:28pm
   
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So I got this one, hopefully it will do what I want it to do:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...m=120780220501

Pretty cheap, less than $5, so worse case I toss it.

For a little bit I was considering getting the MIV Extreme, good thing I didn't, love this board.
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So I got this one, hopefully it will do what I want it to do:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...m=120780220501

Pretty cheap, less than $5, so worse case I toss it.

For a little bit I was considering getting the MIV Extreme, good thing I didn't, love this board.
Its a great board if you dont want 3 way sli/xfire. But for that I have my G1 Assassin.
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