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A friend of mine needs a sound card for his laptop to connect to some JBL tower speakers but I'm having a hard time finding something decent. Anyone have much experience with notebook sound cards? All I could really find was this but it isn't really what I'm looking for.
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What you REALLY need is a USB DAW (Digital-to-Analog Workstation).

http://www.google.com/products/catal...d=0CHQQ8wIwAw#

Laptop sound cards are a joke lol.


What kind of connection are you trying to use?
Edited by johonm333 - 4/13/11 at 4:36pm
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Yeah thats the problem, I dunno what kind of setup he is using so I can't really comment on that. I just know he wants access to all of his music from his laptop. And that looks like a device to record music? This is purely for music playback.
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I have the X-Fi USB card.

Works just fine with the M-Audio Studiophile 5.1 setup.
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A external USB DAC might be the way to go..
Filo E7 gets good reviews.
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