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I had a simple question for you kind folks.

I mostly use a Megalodon Razer headset for my PC, and I do not even have any set of speakers. The Megalodon is USB, and I believe the driver for it is built-in. Would adding a sound card improve my sound quality at all? Not that I am unhappy with the sound quality at the moment. But I was curious.
Or is it only for speakers that are plugged in via 2.1/5.1/7.1?

Thanks.
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No sound card will help with sound quality of USB headsets....as you guessed it those have their own sound processors (bad ones usually ) so yeah sound card will only have an effect on devices pluged into it....
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No sound card will help with sound quality of USB headsets....as you guessed it those have their own sound processors (bad ones usually ) so yeah sound card will only have an effect on devices pluged into it....
Thank you for the quick reply. I thought so, I don't really have a need for speakers, but I wanted to know if I did at some point get speakers, would I need a nice sound card to get the sound I want.
I had USB headsets before, but these sound much better, for USB of course.
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A sound card will generally make speakers sound better, provided that the speakers are actually of high quality and not "computer speakers."
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