Re: Sound Card vs on board chip
For gaming , I would say go for onboard sound.
If you want it for listening to music, then that can be a different story.
There are some pretty nice sound cards now days, but they cost a pretty nice little chunk of change also....but worth it IMO if you team them up with a good set of cans or speakers.
Remember for good sound, you need a good source, good media and good speakers or headphones....then it is very worth it, but pretty costly also.
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