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what would be the next cheapest upgrade i can do with a budget of 50 bucks would a sound card make my cpu faster
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what would be the next cheapest upgrade i can do with a budget of 50 bucks would a sound card make my cpu faster
A sound card would free up computer cycles since your CPU wouldnt have to be decoding sound and such. You might get a few extra FPS in games, but obviously the best advantage would be a better sounding game experience. You could look at the audigy 4 or the audigy 2 zs.
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What about a good mouse or a keyboard? or get a better cpu cooler, and OC more.
    
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Hi Aznrice, WELCOME
    
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Whats a good budget sound card for going surround sound. and for that fact whats a good surround sound system that won't kick me in the nuts when I go to the checkout?
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