best sound card under 150

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by oO ShifterZ Oo, Dec 5, 2003.

  1. wats the best sound card for a 5.1 setup under $150
     
  2. Sazar

    Sazar F@H - Is it in you? Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    a nice card would be the Turtle Beach Santa Cruz...

    its actually under $100 :) so you'll save yourself some bucks..

    the Creative audigy series is good but a lot more hype than actual performance.. in hindsight I woulda bought something else... but it does its job and is an alternative to the Santa Cruz...
     
  3. coathanger007

    coathanger007 Tomorrow Tweaking Today

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    Cheap = Soudblaster Live digital 5.1 SE
     
  4. NerdUprising

    NerdUprising [ Method ]

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    can get an Audigy 2 (6.1 channel... so if you want to upgrade later for whatever reason) OEM w/ drivers for $76.99 (free two day shipping, as well) here. Pretty nice site- bought a rediculous amount of stuff from this place for the last few puters Ive put together, so they are definitely a reliable source

    hope this helps a little :)
     
  5. Black-Syth

    Black-Syth Comalies

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    I like my Audigy Gamer. It only cost me $80. :)
     
  6. Taurus

    Taurus hardware monkey

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    sorry to add yet another card...

    but the digifire's get great reviews. newegg has the digifire 7.1. fry's here has one in today's here with the external box for like $70.
     
  7. dreamliner77

    dreamliner77 The Analog Kid

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    Best Sound card for under $150 for audio quality, not gaming:

    M-audio Revolution 7.1