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Old 12-24-2005, 01:24 PM   #1 (permalink)
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What sound card should I get. So it would work good with 5.1...

I looked on newegg.. and they dont have that many. On tigerDirect they have more... Also what is good price range of sound card?

and what shouold I pick as brand? Creative Labs ?
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What's your budget. If money isn't an issue, go for a card in the Creative X-Fi series.
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Also it would be nice, if it worked good with like Sonar.
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What's your budget. If money isn't an issue, go for a card in the Creative X-Fi series.
Ok they like 7.1 system.... Is that mean that they will work fine with 5.1 too? sorry lol
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Yea, get an X-Fi XtremeMusic, it will work with 5.1, I have an X-fi and 5.1 speakers and it works great.
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Creative Labs makes a good card.
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