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I'm looking for a set of sound card & speakers.
I like Creative Lab they have been around forever.Here is what I'm looking at----speakers http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16836116153
sound card http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16829102162
I have 200 including S/H to spend, what does everyone think? or is there something better. I have on board sound and for the most part it's ok but I'm looking for something that is good enough for this comp and future comps.
as always thanks,I don't say thankyou alot to everyone that helps buy I am very greatful for all your help
post #2 of 9
The sound card you have picked there is a good one great for gaming and movies as for the speakers do they have to be a 7.1 set ?? if not i have these myself and they are great

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16836121118 theres an OEM set for $43
     
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post #3 of 9
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BioHzrd,
no they don't have to be 7.1 I just have alot of room and trying to maximize the sound. I have my comp in the basement and I don't have it finished yet so room is not an issue.
post #4 of 9
Well those 5.1 are a great set and since your in the Bassment you can crank them up as they a Very loud and the Sub is very Bassy
     
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BioHzrd, Cool I like to hear from someone with first hand experience. It looks like they use the same wire ends as my home stereo. O not to be off topic but how do you like your Razer mouse?? does it have a bigger wheel the average nice?? I'm doing Christmas shopping to myself and am looking at a lot upgrades for my rig
post #6 of 9
The Razer is an amazing mouse the scrole wheel does seem to be a lil larger than normal but so are the actualy buttons all and all the mouse is great
     
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post #7 of 9
as to the sound card, since you've spent 50$ or so on your speakers how about...this
it's a great soundcard
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Well guys I took both of your advice,I ordered the Logitech 530's and the X-Fi xtreme music. Now the weighting begins

thanks for the help
post #9 of 9
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BioHzrd, Cool I like to hear from someone with first hand experience. It looks like they use the same wire ends as my home stereo. O not to be off topic but how do you like your Razer mouse?? does it have a bigger wheel the average nice?? I'm doing Christmas shopping to myself and am looking at a lot upgrades for my rig

I don't like those speakers, but I must admit they are bassy
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