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Realtek AC97 Vs. 30$ creative sound card

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well the title of its pretty much self explanitory, i jsut want to kow if i get this creative sound blaster card at walmart for $30 if i will get better sound and maybe better performance?
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What model?
    
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its the same card at both sotres (best buy and walmart) and same price

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage....=1138084673510
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That will pwn the onboard in SQ and speed at which it gets converted
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kool, i gusse ill get this card then, the only reason why im getting it is because in some game;s lilke gta when it rains i can hear the characters talk and it getts annoying because the sound quality is sometimes bad

thanks for the help guys
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THE AC97 is way Better then your "walmart" card\\
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Do you have any proof, I took my sound card out because I was having issues with it a while ago and onboard sounds like :turd:
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post #8 of 33
Lol, the sound card is better 6big
    
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post #9 of 33
I think it really depends on your speakers. If your speakers are few or weak, then it may make little difference, I think.

I have a 6.1 logitech setup and the standard audio doesn't really make the sound too bad, but most sound goes loudest through the front speaker no matter what the settings. One speaker is not used at all.

If you have a simpler setup, then perhaps it may not matter too much, despite a low buzz when nothing is going on...
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post #10 of 33
Yeah, that Audigy are pretty good, and given its price, it's amazingly good.
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