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Old 03-19-2005, 04:27 AM   #1 (permalink)
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is http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...102-177&depa=0 a good cheap sound card?

i need somethign to replace my piece of crap on board ac97.

if u know of any other card in that price range please suggest some.

im thinking about getting 5.1 surround sound since there are some cheap 50 dollar ones ...so i would like a card that supports that.

if u have any suggestion for any good gaming speakers for around $50 please post that too.


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Old 03-19-2005, 04:58 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Im no pro bro but id say if you want a soundcard with 5.1 you'll most likely have to spend a $100 and up.
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An execellent choice. That sound card will allow you to hook up anything up to an 7.1 speaker system. Also the the fact that that sound card is a 24bit sound card would mean that it would own your 16bit AC97 onboard sound card.
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Old 03-19-2005, 06:30 AM   #4 (permalink)
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http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...121-121&depa=0

they are good speakers
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Im no pro bro but id say if you want a soundcard with 5.1 you'll most likely have to spend a $100 and up.
Their's a reason your not a pro, because 100$ is not nessacary for 5.1

Look at the low end turtle beach cards. Good sound quality and they will handle 5.1
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Old 03-19-2005, 07:30 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Im no pro bro but id say if you want a soundcard with 5.1 you'll most likely have to spend a $100 and up.
The guy just put a link of a 7.1 card that is $26.00. It does NOT cost you $100 to get a 5.1 audio solution. Good speakers to go with soundcard yes but not the APU itself.

Anyways, I really don't like the Live! series. DJ-Chris is right might as well as just buy the Santa Cruz.
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You soundblaster haters are a dime a dozen this week. Wow good job.

Lets all change our title's or sigs to soundblaster hater.
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You soundblaster haters are a dime a dozen this week. Wow good job.

Lets all change our title's or sigs to soundblaster hater.
I don't hate Soundblasters what are you talking about?

I OWN a Audigy 2 ZS. I just dislike the Live series.
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Chris, i broke down and bought the firewire-410.. 300$ =/
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Ooh you have to add me to MSN \ AIM and tell me about it.

I only saw it for 400$, your probolly gonna make me get a firewire 410

Would be nice to have something to be able to go with my PC or my laptop. Ableton Live 4.0 (actually live) here I come
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