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Right now i am using klipsch 2.1 ProMedia and onboard sound on an asus p6x58d-e. Would i notice a difference in sound quality if i were to buy a different sound card around 150 or would it be a waste of money.
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It really depends how good your ears are. If your hearing is super good, and you can hear lots of detail in your music, you will be amazed at the difference in clarity. However, if your a casual user and your ears aren't the best, onboard will be fine for that set of speakers.

Onboard sound is getting better and better, and while onboard doesn't sound amazing, it is free.
     
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thanks for the reply!
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