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Just bought a set, basically new with 30 day warranty.. Ebay + paypal..

70$ Shipped UPS.. Pretty good eh? Sound is onboard but with a 170$ motherboard I'm sure the sound will be sexy.
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post #2 of 21
Nice, I'd get a new sound card right away for that
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post #3 of 21
I agree with getting a new sound card. The difference between my X-530's on my integrated 7.1 AC97 card vs my X-fi is like night and day. I hear things I've never heard before, especially with games.
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I agree with getting a new sound card. The difference between my X-530's on my integrated 7.1 AC97 card vs my X-fi is like night and day. I hear things I've never heard before, especially with games.
Agreed. The X-FI's are awesome...I <3 my XtremeGamer
    
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I agree with getting a new sound card. The difference between my X-530's on my integrated 7.1 AC97 card vs my X-fi is like night and day. I hear things I've never heard before, especially with games.
so very true you are gonna want a new sound card for sure
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Enjoy high-end sound system on your PC! The onboard 8-channel HD audio (High Definition Audio, previously codenamed Azalia) CODEC enables high-quality 192KHz/24-bit audio output, jack-sensing feature, retasking functions and multi-streaming technology that simultaneously sends different audio streams to different destinations. You can now talk to your partners on the headphone while playing a multi-channel network games. All of these are done on one computer.

From ASUS Site..

The onboard is pretty good..
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Enjoy high-end sound system on your PC! The onboard 8-channel HD audio (High Definition Audio, previously codenamed Azalia) CODEC enables high-quality 192KHz/24-bit audio output, jack-sensing feature, retasking functions and multi-streaming technology that simultaneously sends different audio streams to different destinations. You can now talk to your partners on the headphone while playing a multi-channel network games. All of these are done on one computer.

From ASUS Site..

The onboard is pretty good..
pretty good for onboard sound but does that really mean much???
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post #8 of 21
Onboard still doesn't compare to a good X-Fi card. Trust me.
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post #9 of 21
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pretty good for onboard sound but does that really mean much???
I don't have enough $$ for a sound card.

I was only supposed to spend 50$ on speakers so I got lucky..

Besides I rather save up and get a good soundcard..

My list of upgrades month by month:

NZXT Zero Case
CPU Cooler
Another 8800GTS
A soundcard
Eventually a good WC loop
SATA DVD Burner and a another HDD to RAID..

All in good time..
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post #10 of 21
My 680i has the same onboard sound and i have the x-530's and i tell you it sound's HORRIBLE but with my X-Fi XtremeGamer its a HUGE difference Good choice on the nzxt zero i love mine
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