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So my dad's pc recently died (it was getting pretty old) and he has decided to go with an all in one for his next computer. Since he was just going to recycle the old computer, he let me keep whatever parts I wanted.

Anyways, one of the things I salvaged was a Soundblaster Audigy 2 zs sound card. I don't know a lot about sound cards so I was wondering what you guys thought about this. Will this be an improvement over my onboard sound?
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That's a pretty nice find! Definitely an improvement. I'd install it without thinking twice if I had the chance.
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here is a very good driver pack for that card:http://digiex.net/downloads/download...-daniel_k.html
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150% improvement than your onboard audio.
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That's a pretty nice find! Definitely an improvement. I'd install it without thinking twice if I had the chance.
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Originally Posted by Vipervlv View Post
150% improvement than your onboard audio.
That's awesome. Thanks a lot. I'll install it right now.
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post #6 of 6
Its not a bad card but it will be a noticeable improvement from onboard sound. For listening to music I found the that highs are really sharp and piercing .
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