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Old 05-31-2005, 08:10 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Need a decent 5.1 sound card PCI interface, recommendations welcome please

price isnt really an issue. Any help will be useful.
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Old 05-31-2005, 08:15 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Price aint a problem?
http://www.emu.com/promo/2267_1820M_71/

Just kidding, here is what you need:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16829102178
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Well, if price isnt an issue than just go to your local computer store and pick up a set that's a couple hundred bucks. I like my logitech 5.1 set that was only like 60 bucks on Newegg. Originally 80 in stores. Theyre cheapies but goodies.
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Old 05-31-2005, 08:50 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Audiotrak makes a 7.1 Maya that is inexpensive and has alot of features for those on a budget. You can check them out on Ebay or URL=http://]www.audiotrak.com
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Price aint a problem?
http://www.emu.com/promo/2267_1820M_71/

Just kidding, here is what you need:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16829102178
if price isn't an issue (and even if it was) creative is crap, especially for its high price

if you want something decent you can pick up at newegg, get an m-audio revolution, 2496, or audiophile
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Price is no option?

This is THE soundcard

http://www.digit-life.com/articles2/lynxtwo/
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Old 05-31-2005, 10:08 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Im not going to pay 900 bucks for a sounds card, nice joke btw. Less than 200-150 is good enough.
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What kinda sound card do you want?
One for gaming, one for music ect
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Old 05-31-2005, 10:39 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Just a 5.1 pci gaming one. Im going to be playing stuff like Half life 2 and Battlefield 2 so it needs to be pretty good but not top of the line. How does my computer look, i am building it my self:

DFI LANPARTY UT nF4 Ultra-D Socket 939 NVIDIA nForce4 Ultra ATX AMD Motherboard

AMD Athlon 64 3200+ Venice Integrated into Chip FSB 512KB L2 Cache Socket 939 Processor

Kingston ValueRAM 512MB 184-Pin DDR SDRAM Unbuffered DDR 400 (PC 3200) System Memory x2

SONY Black 16X DVD-ROM 52X CD-R 32X CD-RW 52X CD-ROM 2M Cache IDE Combo Drive

Seagate Barracuda 7200.7 SATA NCQ ST3120827AS 120GB 7200 RPM 8M Cache Serial ATA150 Hard Drive

ViewSonic E70F+SB Metallic on Black 17" CRT Monitor 0.25mm diagonal Dot Pitch 15-pin mini D-sub

eVGA 128-P2-N368-TX Geforce 6600GT 128MB 128-bit GDDR3 PCI-Express x16 Video Card

XION Ultimate Engineering XON-001 Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case 450W Power Supply

ALTEC LANSING VS3151 50 Watts 5.1 Speaker

Is that Dvd drive like a regular one and will play cd's and dvd's?
Also, do you think the 6600GT will last me for at least 6 months and be able to play upcoming games such as Battlefield 2 and others?
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looks like your headed in the right direction!
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