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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813136046

will this card be better than onboard?
how will it compare to the
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16829102005
post #2 of 16
If you have the speakers\\headphones for it, it will be significantly better. Even with cheap stuff, you will still notice a difference.
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yes that will be much better than onboard, and I think it helps fps in games as well.
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i have a z-5500. should a get a creative sound card and a mobo? or this?
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The sound quality will be better, you will have more options to play with to get things sounding how you want & FPS will get a little boost.
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It will be far better yes, i would never use integrated sound.
 
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would an open box come with the sound card, is that considered an acessory?
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Originally Posted by hoth17 View Post
would an open box come with the sound card, is that considered an acessory?
It would definitely be counted as an accessory (and with that particular mobo, I hear that some people do not even receive the NB heatsink...). Regardless, the X-Fi is much better than any onboard sound.
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post #9 of 16
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okay thanks
I will get http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...2E16813136047R and a sound card

what are the chances that they wont send me a nb heatsink?
post #10 of 16
If this is in your budget, I suggest it over any of the Creative X-Fis. I own both and can tell you that the Auzentech sounds better.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...ech-_-29156005
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