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Just got Crysis 2 and been playing it very well (max on all video settings). But have noticed that the sound seems to be slightly out of sink. Just wondering if it is worth investing in a sound card? and if it will correct this? Or is there something else I should be looking at?

I have my CPU o/c at 3.5Ghz during play.

post #2 of 5
My understanding of sound cards is that they improve the quality of sound not any sort of syncing issues. Have you tried running the game at lower settings to see if the sound issue is still there?
The question of whether or not you should get a sound card is actually a completely different question, which we could also get into if you like
post #3 of 5
Are you gaming thru a headset? A sound card will improve the quality of your sound. But if your not having other issues , it may be something else. If your going to get high end speakers , then i say yes. But im not sure if you need one just for gaming, Just my opinion.
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I am currently gaming with a pair of Plantronics 377. I have no speakers yet, but I plan to use my pc as a HTPC as well due to the blu-ray player I have. I will be connecting it to my pioneer av receiver which supports 7.1 as well. For this future planning is it worth looking at a sound card? and if so what one would be recommended from this store;

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Found the same issue here, sound with video clips are out, but fine for gameplay.
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