Is SoundBlaster better than Nforce4(DFI lanparty UT-D) onboard? - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > New Systems | Building and Buying
Click Here to Login
Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 02-19-2006, 07:16 PM   #1 (permalink)
Junior Techie
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Posts: 98
Default Is SoundBlaster better than Nforce4(DFI lanparty UT-D) onboard?

I just got a Sound Blaster Live! 24-bit for $5 and was wondering whether or not the audio will be better than the onboard audio for DFI Lanparty UT-D? Or whether or not it will increase my gaming performance?
__________________

SushiBoi92 is offline  
Old 02-19-2006, 08:56 PM   #2 (permalink)
Ultra Techie
 
MrZucchiniHead's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Posts: 915
Send a message via AIM to MrZucchiniHead
Default

Im pretty sure that it is better but not 100% but im pretty **** sure cause its not onboard and it is 24-bit cause i think onboard is only 16-bit.

but im not sure.
__________________

MrZucchiniHead is offline  
Old 02-19-2006, 10:10 PM   #3 (permalink)
Super Techie
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Posts: 419
Default

Yes is better. Try it out see which one u like better.
efd753 is offline  
Old 02-19-2006, 10:30 PM   #4 (permalink)
Super Techie
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Posts: 315
Default

the soundblaster live is a great low money card, i have it.
__________________

AMD Athlon 64 x2 3800+
DFI Lanparty NF4 SLI-DR
eVGA 7800GT
OCZ Gold DDR400 2GB(2x1GB)
OCZ ModStream 520 Watt PSU
Creative Soundblaster X-FI Extreme Music 24-Bit
Western Digital Raptor 36GB and Caviar 160GB
Thermaltake Armor Full Tower
karpfish24 is offline  
Old 02-19-2006, 10:31 PM   #5 (permalink)
Wizard Techie
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Posts: 3,339
Default

Yes it's better. I think a retail sound blaster live card sells for 24 USD now-a-days.
__________________
<form action=\"http://www.srsyo.org/tfsearch.php\" method=\"get\">
<input type=\"text\" name=\"search\"> <input type=\"submit\" name=\"submit\" value=\"Search TF before you post!\"></form>
Vista Discussion | 64 Bit Discussion |Microsoft Homepage | Yo Linux | Paul Thurrott | Fire Fox | Thunder Bird | Image Shack | Photo Bucket | Put File | Anti-Spyware | MS Anti-Spyware | Trillian | Anti-Virus | On Line Virus Scan
Tyler1989 is offline  
Old 02-20-2006, 02:37 AM   #6 (permalink)
Wizard Techie
 
Jorsoft's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: Oakdale, MN
Posts: 4,581
Default

A real SB Live! is somewhat better than the integrated on an NF4. They're built using pretty similar technology, which was huge when original Nforce first came out. Your SB Live! should give you better sound plus it won't be sucking up cpu cycles like your onboard is doing.
__________________
Jorsoft is offline  
Old 02-20-2006, 06:32 PM   #7 (permalink)
Junior Techie
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Posts: 98
Default

cool so im gonna just install the card on then
thanks guys
__________________

SushiBoi92 is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off




Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:49 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.