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So my motherboard (A780gxe asrock) already brings a 5.1 Sound card but is it worth buying one from creative or a different brand? This is what I have going on now. 2 front speakers are my TV. 2 back ones are speakers I had laying around and a sub.
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with junk speakers? not in my opinion
    
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Ah ok so it would be the same with the speakers I have now right?
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if not with better audio quality (having rubbish speakers) a sound card can help giving better sound effects and 3D sound in gaming
But surely better audio equpments are highly recommended
    
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that is what I implied....
    
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