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A friend of mine wants me to find him an AM3 motherboard with no onboard sound, so he can install a sound card. Any suggestions?
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post #2 of 9
Virtually all consumer motherboards basically come with onboard audio.

Who cares? Just install the sound card.
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post #3 of 9
No they don't.

Wait, you're right, they do

EDIT: I think you need to add an (8)
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post #4 of 9
Every board comes with it. Just disable it in bios after you install your dedicated one.
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post #5 of 9
The only motherboard I have seen close to this is DIF ICFX3200.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813136032
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post #6 of 9
The ASUS Crosshair III Formula would be a good one. Just look for one open box or on ebay that doesn't come with the sound card, or just use the one that comes with a soundcard.

Your best bet though is just to buy a good motherboard and a sound card. Would save you A LOT of time. It's no big deal to have both. I prefer having both, in case the sound card dies.

Sort of like how I support onboard graphics, incase the discrete card goes poof.
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post #7 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by Citra View Post
Every board comes with it. Just disable it in bios after you install your dedicated one.
^ This
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post #8 of 9
Does your friend know he can install a soundcard onto a Mobo with integrated audio?
    
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post #9 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by Fooliobass View Post
Quote:
Originally Posted by Citra View Post
Every board comes with it. Just disable it in bios after you install your dedicated one.
^ This
^ This +2
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