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Should I buy this used sound card?

post #1 of 8
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Should I get a 3 year old SoundBlaster Live 5.1 PCI card used for $10?

I think it would help because I've noticed if there is alot of sound then my fps drops a bit, and it's low enough to start off with. Plus there is static in my headphones.
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post #2 of 8
yes you should i have heard that that soundcrad is a great card
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post #3 of 8
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I know Sound Blaster series are good, I'm mainly wondering about the age. Were they good 3 years ago? Will it beat onboard or match it? And it will take 100% of the sound load off of my CPU, correct?
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yes sir, they are better than OB and were good 3 years ago
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post #5 of 8
It's still better than onboard and yes it does take off load from your CPU. Buy it! It still is a good sound card even if it is old
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post #6 of 8
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Alright, I'm gonna get it then, thanks.
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post #7 of 8
Enough said. Buy it.
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or go to walmart and buy there 30$ audigy se card EAX 4.0
    
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