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Mother board sound???

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Xodus, Sep 28, 2004.

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  1. Xodus

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    just how good in a modern motherboard's quality as far as sound go. Im trying to deside if I should bother buying a sound card for my upcoming comp upgrade. would a $40 sound card be better then a $150 motherboards sound.
     
  2. Deathblow

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    Onboard sound, as with onboard video, is inferior to a good card. If you don't want any bells or whistles, and don't care about high quality sound, then it should suffice. However, for as you say, $40, you can pick up a Audigy which will give you a worlds difference on sound from onboard.
     
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