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Old 11-13-2005, 10:42 AM   #1 (permalink)
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OK, I have a nice PC at the moment, plays games very well, but I want to upgrade my sound card. The internal one isn't that great. I have a 6 channel surround sound speaker system. Can you configure 8 channel sound cards to work with 6 channel speakers? Thanks for the help!

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Old 11-13-2005, 12:33 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Yes you can, it would be in the program/utilities that came with your soundcard or computer. Thats where I can adjust mine. If your looking to upgrade, go with the new X-Fi's if those are to much, I just got myself a Creative Sound Blaster Audigy 2 ZS, for about 93$ on newegg. Thats for retail though, you could buy OEM for about 70$ I believe.


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Old 11-13-2005, 12:51 PM   #3 (permalink)
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yeah those are nice, i have one in my PC now.
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Old 11-13-2005, 04:13 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Get an X-fi XtremeMusic.
so, umm, err yeah
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Old 11-13-2005, 08:25 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Xtrememusic all the way, best price/performance ratio, u can pick 1 up for less than 120
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