sound cards

Gamingfreak

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i want to get a sound card for my computer because i read on another thread that using the sound on the motherboard uses up cpu resources so i was looking at sound cards and i didnt really see any difference between them except the price so whats the difference?

http://www.futureshop.ca/catalog/pr...angid=EN&sku_id=0665000FS10054522&catid=10499

http://www.futureshop.ca/catalog/pr...angid=EN&sku_id=0665000FS10051392&catid=10499

http://www.futureshop.ca/catalog/pr...angid=EN&sku_id=0665000FS10051393&catid=10499
 

Dishdog

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Most of the time it's just brand names selling for different prices. In this case thought i'm not sure.
 

crazyman143

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well, obviously the last one is different than the top two, because it is Live! insted of Audigy, which people say is better, but for basic stuff I don't think there is really any difference in sound quality (and it's cheaper of course) but the top two... should be the same. I don't know. I'd go with the second one that actually says "Sound Blaster" on it... just a guess really.
 
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