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post #1 of 13
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Think this would be word 17 dollars plus S&H just to rid myself of integrated sound?

1101th post, binary for 13. Bad luck post, bet it isn't better then integrated.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16829111003
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post #2 of 13
What card? This isn't always true since onboard is better than it was....
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What card? This isn't always true since onboard is better than it was....
OOOPS Sorry forgot to paste lol.

Sorry this sound card has issues with games I'm probably gonna spend the extra 20 bucks somewhere else. Thanks guys.
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post #4 of 13
You should really look at something better. I'm not sure how good that card is though.
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You should really look at something better. I'm not sure how good that card is though.
I am trying to keep it cheap, i really just want to lessen the stress on the CPU since a CPU isn't designed to process audio data.
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post #6 of 13
You have a dual core. Trust me, the performance difference is almost nothing. When I upgraded from onboard to X-Fi, I didn't even notice any speed up. Sound doesn't really take all that much.
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post #7 of 13
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You have a dual core. Trust me, the performance difference is almost nothing. When I upgraded from onboard to X-Fi, I didn't even notice any speed up. Sound doesn't really take all that much.
Won't bother then, thanks.
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post #8 of 13
Yeah no problem. Although I would still suggest an X-Fi just because it makes the gaming so much better!!
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post #9 of 13
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Yeah no problem. Although I would still suggest an X-Fi just because it makes the gaming so much better!!
How so?
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The EAX 5.0 support provided by the card makes all the difference in the world especially for shooters like CS:S and Battlefield. Stray bullets sound incredibly realistic.
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