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So I found a s2 should I use it or use my onboard on my 870+?
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usually we consider any dedicated card is better than on-board ..........but i think in your case it`s better to stick with the ALC892 you got

the 892 is very good considering its on-board , and also you might encounter many issues with the Audigy on WIN 7

maybe save your money for better card
    
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Cool. That's what I was thinking. Just figures I'd ask before I made a final decision.
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Any add-on card will make a noticeable difference.

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usually we consider any dedicated card is better than on-board ..........but i think in your case it`s better to stick with the ALC892 you got

the 892 is very good considering its on-board , and also you might encounter many issues with the Audigy on WIN 7

maybe save your money for better card
The card may work under W 7 with KX Project drivers if needed.
Some games may require discrete card to run properly as the Realtek may generate some strange performance issues with some games.
   
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The card may work under W 7 with KX Project drivers if needed.
Some games may require discrete card to run properly as the Realtek may generate some strange performance issues with some games.
Hmm I did not know that. I've never had any issues but that's good to know. Thank you
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Hmm I did not know that. I've never had any issues but that's good to know. Thank you

When you are in the mood you can try those drivers.You may love them once you discover the DSP panel.
   
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