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If possible I would rather leave the pci-ex4 slot free for a SSD in the future but if you guys think it will kill me graphics card, then I will have to use it. Will a standard PCI card fit in below the 1st gpu.
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The reason that I am getting a sound card is that the on-board is popping every now and again, where there is volume or not, and its driving me insane.


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The reason that I am getting a sound card is that the on-board is popping every now and again, where there is volume or not, and its driving me insane.
Do you have Logitech speakers? They are guilty of "popping" when no music is playing. A new soundcard might not fix this issue.

Can you plug your speakers into another source (TV/iPod etc) and check if it still happens?
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Do you have Logitech speakers? They are guilty of "popping" when no music is playing. A new soundcard might not fix this issue.

Can you plug your speakers into another source (TV/iPod etc) and check if it still happens?
I have Logitech here in the flat, but when the PC was at home on Sunday i was using creatives and they still popped.
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