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Best Sound Card for CS:S (Footsteps)

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I want to know what would be the best card for Counter Strike:Source basically for hearing footsteps.
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post #2 of 7
I use to play on my laptop, and it still sounded fine..mainly just use some good headphones. The 2 mobos I've had so far have given me good sound as well - they come with realtek HD sound - not the greatest, but does the job.
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How much money are you looking to spend?

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will...........the Creative X-Fi cards are the best gaming cards in the market and they vary a lot in pricing range from the cheap (yet not recommended for gaming) the 50$ Xtreme Audio to the will priced 100$ Xtreme Gamer , up to the 200$ Fatal1ty Champion

even you can take a look to the 3rd part X-Fi cards by Auzentech (Forte,Bravura,HomeTheatre HD)

I personally recommend the Auzen Forte (150$) or the xtreme gamer

but before that as RallyMaster mentioned........how much you will pay for a sound card?
    
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Turn it up!
    
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post #6 of 7
I've used the Xtreme Gamer in the past and it was just fine for footsteps. You could go with the Titanium HD if you have $170, but you would need headphones that truly bring out the capability of the card.
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post #7 of 7
Just get some good headphones.
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