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is a sound card worth it?

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ok im not too into how good my sound is, but is a note book sound card simular to a desk top?

do they have the DPS (digital processing source) like a desk top?

So my real quest is since i got a brand new laptop with every expect a sound card by adding one into my mini express slot will it take the load off my cpu? will it help my pc gain some speed?

im only into gamming it is a gamming laptop only so i need my fps.
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The speed won't be that noticeable but you have nice sound, slightly higher fps, and technically it would take a load off your CPU.
    
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The speed won't be that noticeable but you have nice sound, slightly higher fps, and technically it would take a load off your CPU.
QTF a sound card would boost your laptop about 2-4% only. So I'd rather describe it as a luxury.
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