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just save your money. integrated sound has come a long way and unless you're willing to spend a bit more you aren't really going to be seeing much of an improvement
Not true. I noticed a HUGE difference after I bought an XtremeGamer from my Realtek HD Audio. Music, games, movies, you name it. HUGE difference, and on relatively inexpensive Logitech X530 5.1 speakers.
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Honestly, go to Best Buy and buy a 5.1 Dynex card for like 25-30 bucks. They will probably have them on sale sometime too. It's what I use and the sound is great.
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I would say get an AudigySE for that kind of money. Then you have 7.1 (as if anyone is ever going to use 7.1) and EAX4.

EDIT: It only does 48KHz sample rate???? DVDs have a 96KHz and I think it really does help with harmonics and overtones.

LOL

yeah nobody uses 7.1

it wouldnt be worth it for me to invest in a 7.1 setup- i mean come on. im 15 years old.

however, i do compose a lot of symphony music, as well as mixing various techno tracks together to create some really funky stuff. it would be really nice to have two extra speakers around my compy, but for now the most extensive work i do is minor sound editing on recording symhphony pieces that ive composed- and Audacity works just fine running 5.1

ive always wondered what it would be like to run a 7.1 system- i mean, im blown away by good quality 5.1 systems, at my age
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