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What bit is onboard sound?
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18bit.

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So is a 64-bit soundcard a decent improvement over onboard sound? Would it be worth doing? I am on a budget so a Sound Blaster Audigy is out of the question.....
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Originally Posted by TwiztidPOPS
So is a 64-bit soundcard a decent improvement over onboard sound? Would it be worth doing? I am on a budget so a Sound Blaster Audigy is out of the question.....
Yeah! ( with Audigy games will run a bit better compared to your onboard sound card )
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Yeah! ( with Audigy games will run a bit better compared to your onboard sound card )
I can't afford an Audigy.....So probally a SoundBlaster Live. That still will be better? Why will games perform better with a PCI soundcard as opposed to onboard?
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It will always help your CPU. I personally did notice a slight difference, mostly in sound. Its always good to have a card instead of onboard. I also have a soundblaster live card if you would like for sale.

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Originally Posted by TwiztidPOPS
I can't afford an Audigy.....So probally a SoundBlaster Live. That still will be better? Why will games perform better with a PCI soundcard as opposed to onboard?

This may help \\/

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Most dedicated soundcards will almost always perform better (both CPU wise and sound quality wise) because there is more hardware devoted for the task at hand (I.E.: producing sound). Comparably: a dedicated sound card has many chips and transistors to create sound, whereas many of the integrated on-board solutions have only 1 chip, few transistors, and often rely on software emulation to produce sound. This causes CPU load and can also degrade the sound experience.
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Thanks again for your help!! Reps given.
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