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I'm sick of trying multiple BC2 sound fixes, and none of them working - so I'm going to buy a sound card.

I want to get a cheap card, but I don't want to waste my money on a piece of crap.

Click Here to see what sound cards are available to me.

I definately don't want to spend over $100, but that doesn't mean you should look at the $90-$100 range, I simply want to get a cheap sound card that is good for 90% gaming 10% music (DnB,Dubstep).

Please find one (or more) for me
I beg of you, I'm sick of not being able to play BC2 for more than 10mins
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the asus xonar and the creative xfi are great no matter which model you get
 
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Xonar DX
$69.99 after rebate. Sounds great in BC2.
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post #5 of 15
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Originally Posted by microman View Post
this one is more for headphones then normal speakers. it has a build in amplifier.
post #6 of 15
I would say going with creative's x-fi will be a good choice for gaming.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-034-_-Product

I know this card is slightly over your budget due to shipping, I just couldn't find a discount on it right now. I remember it being $70 not long ago.
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post #7 of 15
If he goes with that he might as well go with this
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboD...t=Combo.594530 get a headset with it for $15 extra dollars
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you guys are all posting newegg links but if you read the post you would know he cant order from newegg....
    
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post #9 of 15
Hrm, a lot of the decent Asus Xonar cards are out of his budget, anyone got any comments on the lowest Xonar DG? The DS, which I know is highly recommended is $25 out of his price range.
The creative x-fi cards are decent, and will be perfectly good for gaming.
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Quote:
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you guys are all posting newegg links but if you read the post you would know he cant order from newegg....
Can't bring up the link at work so I just posted my recommendation. He could still view it and get an idea. I'm not sure how pricing is on that site though.
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