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I think I might get him the G11 and not get a sound card.. he's gonna have the 780i board which should have good enough on board.. he doesn't care that much about sound but wnts 5.1
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post #12 of 23
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You can get the XtremeGamer for $10 cheaper at Newegg. That will put you even closer.
But that's w/ a Mail-In Rebate: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16829102006.

I assume that wouldn't work right?

As much as I'd hate to say this, just skip the sound card for now as the x-540s wouldn't matter much w/out one as just get a great keyboard.
    
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You can get the XtremeGamer for $10 cheaper at Newegg. That will put you even closer.
yeah, after MIR it's 55.00 + tax
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post #14 of 23
SOME Wal-Marts carry the Saitek Eclipse keyboard...and I love it! !!!38 bux!!!!

I would just use the onboard sound, especially if he's using a 2.0 headset...

just my $.02

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post #15 of 23
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so I wont get him a sound card and use onboard on the 780i and get him a G11 because he plays wow and will need the macros

or I will get him a Razer Tarantula for $50 at circuit city

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that's a pretty nice keyboard.. I just have a standard 20 dollar one lol. Is it worth the 70 bucks?
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post #17 of 23
WoW macros... really needed if you wanna be anything good in that game...
If he plays it and needs it then go ahead...
    
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post #18 of 23
if u got a 780i screw the sound card, the onboard is great

get a G9 for him and a Microsoft Curve 2000.
    
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post #19 of 23
I have those speakers and I have a XFX 680i board with 7.1 onboard audio

I say it works pretty well, although I think you need to consider that having an external sound card will help take some proccessing power off of your rig (which is always good)

I'd say: This sound card and i've heard good things about this keyboard

I know the keyboard is kind of strange but it helps the carpel tunnel a lot
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post #20 of 23
Go to www.geeks.com and buy a OEM xfi xtrememusic for less than 40 bucks.
It is way better than onboard, and also don't spend the extra money on other cards in the xfi line except maybe for the elite pro. The reason being other than the extremeaudio (crap not real xfi) and the elite pro (uses better DAC), all other cards in the lineup are practically the same card.

Go to www.slickdeals.net and and I think on the frontpage there is a Logitech mx3200 laser combo deal for less than 40.
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