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Is there any difference between the one onboard on my motherboard and the sound card I got installed? I've tried both and I just don't need to notice anything in music or movies.

what do yall think?
Best way to figure out? Play music with the sound card, remove it, play music after.
   
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yeah, so the main points that i seem to gather so far is:

1. saves cpu usage.
2. can drive better audio equipment
3. much clearer/louder
4. not much resell value anyways


K, I think i'm gunna just keep it then, but I'll also do some testing when I have free.

thanks for the help and +rep for those that gave good feeedback! : )
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I have Logitech z-2300, Creative T40 II
and the headphone I have is the Sennheiser HD 380 pro
That's the thing. Those speakers are not really that good for you to tell a difference. You would need to invest more money into your speakers to actually hear a decent difference in quality.

I went from onboard and z-2200 to onboard and AV40's then sound card and AV40's then to a custom receiver setup. Each time my sound would improve.

I ditched the sound card and I am now running optical from onboard to the receiver which does all the work.

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but how much of a difference does it really make nowadays, for example in BF3 would the difference bet at least 1fps?

just curious.
The difference is very small. You will not notice it.
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