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I have two SoundBlaster Live! cards now, and I'm too much of a noob when it comes to sound cards to know which one is really better for what, and I would appreciate a little help and maybe an explanation about the differences... the two cards are both SB Live!, one the CT4830, and the other the CT4780... would I be correct in assuming the higher number is newer/better...? I know they both use the EMU10K1 audio processor, but beyond that I don't really know what the difference is. If it helps, one will go into a gaming system, and the other into a video editing system... I'm just trying to figure out which one should go where.

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i would use the CT4830 for the gaming rig and CT4780 for the other system but they are mostly the same
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Live! CT4830 (OEM) is the answer, I can't get any specs regarding the CT4780 card.
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Here's some listed specs for the CT4780:
http://www.etech4sale.com/Creative_L...id-120860.html
    
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The difference is very minimal, but your initial suspicion proves to be correct. Use the 4780 for the editing station and the 48xx for the gaming rig.
    
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