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Old 03-20-2008, 09:48 PM   #1 (permalink)
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hello guys, I am selling my paintball gun+accessories for 150$ and this creative sound blaster LIVE 5.1 sound card. Just wondering, is that sound card better than my onboard realtek HD audio? Here is a link to the card. thanks
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Old 03-20-2008, 10:01 PM   #2 (permalink)
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this would be better.
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Default Re: this audio card better than onboard?

They're about the same. To get better than onboard you'd have to be looking at something like an Audigy 2.
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better than nothing though? hes including it with the $150... I figure it will sound a lil better and take some load off of my cpu.
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that would be the only benefit of it.
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Old 03-20-2008, 11:29 PM   #6 (permalink)
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if you have higher end speakers and headphones it would be significantly better but there will only be a little bit of an increase off average stuff
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