Overclock.net › Forums › Components › Sound Cards and Computer Audio › Onboard audio or an old SB0770?
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

Onboard audio or an old SB0770?

post #1 of 5
Thread Starter 
Not sure what is better being as old as it is, my Asus P8Z77-V Deluxe onboard or my old SB0770 from 2007.

Any thoughts?

Obviously a card is generally better, but is it outdated enough that the mobo is better at this point?

http://www.creative.com/oem/resources/SoundCards/SB077x.pdf

http://www.asus.com/Motherboard/P8Z77V_DELUXE/
Edited by Slappy D0 - 2/22/13 at 5:50pm
post #2 of 5
Only your ears know for sure.
My System
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
FX6300 Black M5A99X EVO R2.0 GTS450 Team Vulcan PC3 12800 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 840 PRO Asus DRW-1608P (x2) Custom Water Cooling Win7 (Ult) & Win Server 2012 R2 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
2 X Samsung 915N Ducky Shine III, Blue Cherry/Blue LEDs PCP&C 1kw Lian Li PC-71 (W/Window) 
Mouse
Logiteck G400s 
  hide details  
Reply
My System
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
FX6300 Black M5A99X EVO R2.0 GTS450 Team Vulcan PC3 12800 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 840 PRO Asus DRW-1608P (x2) Custom Water Cooling Win7 (Ult) & Win Server 2012 R2 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
2 X Samsung 915N Ducky Shine III, Blue Cherry/Blue LEDs PCP&C 1kw Lian Li PC-71 (W/Window) 
Mouse
Logiteck G400s 
  hide details  
Reply
post #3 of 5
Looks like an OEM X-fi Extreme music , I´d take that anyday over onboard, even an ALC898. call me old fashioned.
 
El Niño
(11 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Athlon 240e Asus M4n68T-M-V2 Sapphire 7750  2 x 2g Crucial balistix 1866 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Sammy 830 128g + F3-1T, F1 1T ext Skythe big shuriken. gentle typhoon & MX2  LG Flatron E2250V  
PowerCaseMouseAudio
420w Tacens radix IV  CM elite 360 Loves to be touched  Xonar DG 
Other
Tacens Lateo HD silencer  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD A8 6500T  Gigabyte F2A88XN-WIFI itx HD 8550D 2 x 2gig Crucial ballistix tactical 1600 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Sammy 830 64g + Toshiba 750g 2.5 ext Skythe Kozuti modded , MX2, Skythe slipstream 1... 32" LG 
KeyboardPowerCase
Logitec 250 60w brick Akasa Crypto mini ITX 
  hide details  
Reply
 
El Niño
(11 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Athlon 240e Asus M4n68T-M-V2 Sapphire 7750  2 x 2g Crucial balistix 1866 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Sammy 830 128g + F3-1T, F1 1T ext Skythe big shuriken. gentle typhoon & MX2  LG Flatron E2250V  
PowerCaseMouseAudio
420w Tacens radix IV  CM elite 360 Loves to be touched  Xonar DG 
Other
Tacens Lateo HD silencer  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD A8 6500T  Gigabyte F2A88XN-WIFI itx HD 8550D 2 x 2gig Crucial ballistix tactical 1600 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Sammy 830 64g + Toshiba 750g 2.5 ext Skythe Kozuti modded , MX2, Skythe slipstream 1... 32" LG 
KeyboardPowerCase
Logitec 250 60w brick Akasa Crypto mini ITX 
  hide details  
Reply
post #4 of 5
I had a Sound Blaster Live 24bit that sounded way better that ALC898.
My System
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
FX6300 Black M5A99X EVO R2.0 GTS450 Team Vulcan PC3 12800 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 840 PRO Asus DRW-1608P (x2) Custom Water Cooling Win7 (Ult) & Win Server 2012 R2 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
2 X Samsung 915N Ducky Shine III, Blue Cherry/Blue LEDs PCP&C 1kw Lian Li PC-71 (W/Window) 
Mouse
Logiteck G400s 
  hide details  
Reply
My System
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
FX6300 Black M5A99X EVO R2.0 GTS450 Team Vulcan PC3 12800 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 840 PRO Asus DRW-1608P (x2) Custom Water Cooling Win7 (Ult) & Win Server 2012 R2 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
2 X Samsung 915N Ducky Shine III, Blue Cherry/Blue LEDs PCP&C 1kw Lian Li PC-71 (W/Window) 
Mouse
Logiteck G400s 
  hide details  
Reply
post #5 of 5
The X-Fi is better. It's not even close.

It takes a really, really bad discrete sound card to be worse than ordinary onboard sound.
My PC
(17 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
FX-8350 4851mhz 1.48v Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3 Radeon HD6670 8 GB Crucial 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Corsair CSSD-F128GBGS Toshiba MQ01ABD100 WDC WD5000AAKS-00V1A0 ASUS DRW-24B3ST DVD-RW 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
SilverStone Heligon HE01 Windows 7 x64 Home Premium Dell P1130 21" CRT IBM Model M 
PowerCaseMouseAudio
Ultra LSX 750 Rosewill Challenger Logitech Marble Mouse ASUS Xonar DG 
  hide details  
Reply
My PC
(17 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
FX-8350 4851mhz 1.48v Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3 Radeon HD6670 8 GB Crucial 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Corsair CSSD-F128GBGS Toshiba MQ01ABD100 WDC WD5000AAKS-00V1A0 ASUS DRW-24B3ST DVD-RW 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
SilverStone Heligon HE01 Windows 7 x64 Home Premium Dell P1130 21" CRT IBM Model M 
PowerCaseMouseAudio
Ultra LSX 750 Rosewill Challenger Logitech Marble Mouse ASUS Xonar DG 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Sound Cards and Computer Audio
Overclock.net › Forums › Components › Sound Cards and Computer Audio › Onboard audio or an old SB0770?