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Welp my kid has messed up the onboard audio, and I would like a good 5.1 sound card for $100 or less. Preferably from newegg. I have medusa 5.1 headphones getting hooked up so I want some gooood sound! . Please keep in mind I've never had a sound card before so I know jack about sound cards!

TIA!
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this is one of the best sound card on the market.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16829156001
    
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Question about the xfi elmike: Why are there only 4 plugins?
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Three for the speakers, one for a Mic
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O so it splits them into their separate channels?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by NeRoToXeN View Post
Question about the xfi elmike: Why are there only 4 plugins?
3 For the Sub, Satelites + Center Speakers + 1 for a Mic
    
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post #8 of 36
Quote:
Originally Posted by NeRoToXeN View Post
O so it splits them into their separate channels?
The Sub Will do that - usually comes with a 3 wire connector for sound cards to the Subwoofer on Speaker systems
    
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post #9 of 36
Also, and I think other X Fi users can attest to this - The Creative Drivers ROCK.
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post #10 of 36
I also have medusas and this soundcard. I was amazed how much of a difference it was from onboard medusas and x-fi for the win
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