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Another 570 and monitor...for 2d Nvidia Surround. It'll cost you around $400 or so.

It's only the money, right?
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Originally Posted by Zmanster View Post
Another 570 and monitor...for 2d Nvidia Surround. It'll cost you around $400 or so.

It's only the money, right?
I will probably do this in 6 months or so. For now I don't have the need (or room) for a 3rd monitor. I am a very light gamer, very light. Maybe a few hours a month. Well, that is a lie... I play minecraft, but I don't need a crazy system for that.
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No need for one really, your receiver is doing all the digital to analog processing.
I disagree with you about not using one. I have an Asus Xonar, huge difference in quality compared to onboard with my Sennheisers. Cost me $70, which is chump change considered I paid $3200 for my entire build.

If you are gaming the higher quality surround can give a nice advantage Music even sounds directional, reminds me of concerts if I play it loud enough.

You can't go wrong with a Xonar or Creative sound card, both are excellent.
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I disagree with you about not using one. I have an Asus Xonar, huge difference in quality compared to onboard with my Sennheisers. Cost me $70, which is chump change considered I paid $3200 for my entire build.

If you are gaming the higher quality surround can give a nice advantage Music even sounds directional, reminds me of concerts if I play it loud enough.

You can't go wrong with a Xonar or Creative sound card, both are excellent.
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post #16 of 18
Chunkylad...what? If he buys another sound card, it literally would only just hand off everything to the receiver. Spend your money and expand on watercooling or get some extra 'nice' things. TV tuner, surround sound or keyboard/mouse.
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Should I bother to respond?
Enlighten him.
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