soundcard advice

  mattgedd 17:33 12 Jan 2012

i have this motherboard:

and this soundcard (in old computer - im pretty sure its that one, unless there are many audigy's):

which is better sound? im sure the soundcard was very cheap (less than on Scan).


  Ian in Northampton 18:41 12 Jan 2012

I'm not really sure what your question is - but it could be a tough one to answer. In theory, the Creative Audigy (yes, there were several iterations and quality levels of the Audigy, I think) would give you better sound than an on-board chip. However, just as with graphics, on-chip sound has come a long way since Creative first came to market. Personally, I love Creative's stuff, but it's hard to say definitely that the Audigy is or isn't better than on-board sound.

  mattgedd 18:47 12 Jan 2012

oh no.


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